World championships silver medallist Kidambi Srikanth and young ladies doubles pair of Treesa Jolly and Gayatri Gopichand closed down with bronze decorations in the badminton contest of the Commonwealth Games here on Sunday.
India are likewise guaranteed of somewhere around two additional decorations with twofold Olympic medallist P V Sindhu and debutant Lakshya Sen scoring up differentiating wins in the elimination round stage to keep on track for maiden gold medals at the Games.
Srikanth, a previous world number one, set things right for his semi-final loss as he beat Singapore’s world number 87 Jia Heng Teh 21-15 21-18 to guarantee a bronze decoration to go with the silver that he had won quite a while back in Gold Coast.
In the accompanying bronze medal playoff, Treesa and Gayatri enrolled a 21-15 21-18 win over world number 159 Australian sets of Wendy Hsuan-Yu Chen and Gronya Somerville to complete third on the platform in their most memorable significant occasion all together.
Srikanth said he was glad to get back with a medal subsequent to losing the semifinals.
“I came feeling that I can win the gold yet it didn’t go the manner in which I thought. In the wake of dominating the main match, I was driving 19-18 (elimination rounds), presumably assuming that I had scored the following point, the situation would have been unique. Yet, indeed, I’m glad that basically I had the option to win a decoration,” he told PTI.
“It was a particularly intense excursion. After practically winning the semi-final and losing it from a highlight return and play for a bronze, it’s been extreme and depleting. I simply needed to win the medal.
“It’s a major event. No one needs to surrender effectively subsequent to coming this far, everyone realizes one-two focuses can change the moment. It was tied in with keeping on track and score next three-four focuses. I was not contemplating anything more.” Earlier, Sindhu, who has a silver and a bronze from the 2018 and 2014 versions, rode on her specialized prevalence over outmaneuver Singapore’s Yeo Jia Min 21-19 21-17 in a 49-minute challenge to contact her second progressive last. The Indian had likewise taken down Min in the team event.