Tokyo Paralympics Gold Winner Pramod Bhagat Thanks CM Naveen Patnaik for Support

Bhubaneswar: Ace shuttler Pramod Bhagat, who created history by clinching gold medal at the Tokyo Paralympic Games, thanked Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik for his support.

Thank you for all your support, this journey wouldn’t be possible without your support, I hope we make Odisha the global Hub of Para Badminton and Para Sports”, Bhagat tweeted.

Pramod Bhagat became the first badminton player from India to win a gold medal at the Paralympic Games, beating Great Britain’s Daniel Bathell 2-0 in the Men’s Singles SL3 final at the Tokyo Paralympic Games on Saturday.

Bhagat, the 33-year-old from Bhubaneswar who contracted polio at age four, defeated the Briton 21-14, 21-17, coming back from 4-9 deficit in the second game to claim his first gold medal as badminton made its Paralympic Games debut at Tokyo.

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