Shuttlers Jerlin Jayaratchagan-Abhinav Sharma win India’s 7th gold medal

Indian badminton duo Jerlin Jayaratchagan and Abhinav Sharma won 21-14, 21-7 against Malaysians Edmund Seng Keong Te and Wei Ying Boon in the mixed doubles final of the 2021 Deaf Olympics on Thursday. The duo won India’s seventh gold medal at the event. The 2021 Deaf Olympics are currently underway in the main pavilion of the Festa da Uva in the city of Caxias do Sul in southern Brazil and have seen many notable performances so far. At the same time, Indian Olympian Diksha Dagar also won a gold medal on Wednesday in the golf final.

Earlier Wednesday, Abhinav Sharma won a bronze medal in the third / fourth place match in the men’s singles badminton competition after beating 21-16, 21-6 over Lithuania’s and Reznikas. At the same time, Jerlin won her first gold medal in the tournament by winning the women’s badminton final. The Sports Administration of India on its official Twitter celebrated India’s great feat at the Deaf Olympics and also congratulated all the winners.

Presenting India’s 7th Indian GOLD medalists in Brazil # Deaflympics2021 Indian badminton duo Jerlin / Abhinav showed a commendable performance to WIN a gold medal after defeating Boona / Tea of ​​Malaysia in a gold medal match (21-14, 21-7) . Congratulations to the two, “SAI wrote on Twitter.

At the same time, the Ministry of Youth and Sports of India also accepted its Koo lunch and said: “GOLDEN FOR INDIA in Brazil # Deaflympics2021 !! Great performance by Jerlin and Abhinava at Badminton mixed doubles! “The duo beat Boon & Teo from Malaysia (21-14, 21-7)”.

Congratulating Deekshi Dagar on her feat, the SAI Twitter manuscript said: “GOLD FOR DIKSHA Our champion @DikshaDagar who won the silver medal in 2017. #Deaflympics upgraded its medal to gold in Brazil # Deaflympics2021 #TOPScheme golfer Diksha beats AG Diksha wins in the finals to accomplish this feat. Huge congratulations Proud of you! ”

Check out all the medal winners for India at the 2021 Deaf Olympics

India, meanwhile, has won a total of 10 medals so far at the 2021 Deaf Olympics. Shooters Dhanush Srikanth and Shourya Saini opened the sum of medals for India by winning gold and bronze medals, respectively, in the men’s 10m air rifle event. The Indian badminton team won a gold medal in the mixed team badminton, while Vedika Sharma won a bronze medal in the women’s 10m air pistol event. At the same time, Dhanush Srikanth and Priyesha Deshmukh won gold in the mixed team 10-meter air rifle discipline.


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