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At the World Championships, Satwiksairaj Reddy and Chirag Shetty win India's first men's doubles medal


Satwiksairaj Reddy-Chirag Shetty claim India's first men's doubles medal at World Championships

The world number 7 Indian blend, which had guaranteed the Commonwealth Games gold decoration recently, doled out a coarse execution to outsmart the neighborhood top choices and reigning champs 24-22 15-21 21-14 in an hour and 15 moment to guarantee India very first men's pairs decoration at the lofty competition.


It was India's second World Championships decoration in pairs with Jwala Gutta and Ashwini Ponnappa asserting the primary way back in 2011 in the ladies' copies.


Prior, MR Arjun and Dhruv Kapila's fine run reached a conclusion after the Indian pair lost to three-time gold medallists Mohammad Ahsan and Hendra Setiawan in their men's duplicates quarterfinals.


The unseeded Indian blend, who had a few electrifying successes this week, lost 8-21 14-21 to the third cultivated Indonesian pair in under 30 minutes, attracting drapes to its mission.


The Indians had before crushed eighth seeds Kim Astrup and Anders Skaarup Rasmussen of Denmark in the subsequent round.

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