Sankar Muthusamy settles for a silver medal at the BWF World Junior Championships 2022
S Sankar Muthusamy Subramanian had to settle for a silver medal at the 22nd World Junior Badminton Championships 2022 after losing in the men’s singles final in Santander, Spain on 30 October 2022. In the final he lost to Chinese Taipei’s Kuo Kuan-lin.
The 22nd BWF World Junior Badminton Championships 2022 was held at Santander in Spain from 17-30 October 2022.Players under 19 years of age participates in the tournament.
Medals for India in the championships
India has won an overall 10 medals at the Junior World Badminton Championship.
It has won one gold, four silvers and five bronze medals at the event .
Saina Nehwal is the sole Indian player to have won a gold medal at the championship. She won the gold medal in the 2008 World Junior Championship held at Pune, India.
The last medal for India was won by Lakshya Sen in 2018 when he won the Bronze medal.
BWF (Badminton World Federation)
It is an international governing body of Badminton in the world.
It was set up as the International Badminton Federation in 1934 and later converted into the World Badminton Federation in 2006.
Currently it has 176 member countries.
Headquarters: Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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