India Secures Silver in Asian Games Badminton Final, Losing 2-3 to China

Indian and Chinese men’s badminton teams compete at the Asian Games. Updates: The Indian men’s badminton team lost the Asian Games Badminton 2023 final against China by a score of 2-3, but they still managed to win silver. India has never previously placed second in a continental competition. India had an early 2-0 lead in the competition but China came back to win the gold.

Lakshya Sen, who opened the competition, faced Shi Yuqi in a three-game thriller, in which he won 22-20, 14-21, and 21-18. The Indian team of Chirag Shetty and Satwiksairaj Rankireddy then increased their advantage, bringing them closer to a historic gold. Liang Weikeng/Wang Chang of China were defeated by the Indian team in two games (21-15, 21-18).

However, Kidambi Srikanth had a difficult 22-24, 9-21 loss to Li Shi Feng. The second doubles match was then lost by the team of Sai Pratheek/Dhruv Kapila 6-21, 15-21, sending the match into a decider. Wen Hong Yan defeated Mithun Manjunath in the decisive match, totally outplaying the Indian. Wen Hong Yan defeated the Indians with scores of 21-12 and 21-4.

India advanced to the finals following an exciting matchup with South Korea, which they prevailed over 3-2. All three victories occurred in singles matches. On the other side, China won its semifinal match against Japan 3-1.

Asian Games Badminton Final Teams

India Secures Silver in Asian Games Badminton Final, Losing 2-3 to China

Asian Games Badminton Indian team: (Singles) Mithun Manjunath, Lakshya Sen, Kidambi Srikant.
(Doubles) Satwiksairaj Rankireddy and Chirag Shetty, Sai Pratheek and Dhruv Kapila

Asian Games Badminton Chinese team: (Singles) Shi Yuqi, Li Shi Feng, Wen Hong Yan. (Doubles) Young duo Liang Weikeng and Wang Chang, Liu Yuchen and Ou Xuanyi

China wins gold in the men’s badminton match against India

In the second game, Wen Hong Yan totally outperformed Mithun Manjunath and won 21-4. He prevails in the game 21-12, 21-4. With that result, China also won the men’s team gold medal after defeating India 3-2. The Indian team, who won silver for the first time in the Asian Games, will have to be pleased with that for the time being.

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