Paralympics 2024: Indian para shuttlers praise IOC’s move to include two more badminton events


Mumbai: The International Paralympic Committee announced on Thursday that there will be two extra medal possibilities for para badminton at the 2024 Paris Paralympics, which Indian para shuttlers Pramod Bhagat and Sukant Kadam applauded.

“The first edition of Paralympic Badminton was a success and it got great response from everywhere. It is the right move to add two add two new categories in the Paris Paralympics in 2024. This inclusion will help the game grow,” Tokyo Paralympics gold medallist and World No 1 para shuttler Pramod Bhagat told TOI.

World No 5 para shuttler Kadam said, “This is great news for the para badminton community. Women SL3 and Women SH6 category, so definitely India is going to get more medals in Paris 2024.”


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