Satwik-Chirag: The history-makers of Indian badminton

Sports Tak Staff
June 18, 2023

India's men's doubles duo Satwiksairaj Rankireddy and Chirag Shetty created history in the Indonesia Open Super 1000. 

They beat Malaysian duo Aaron Chia and Soh Wooi Yik 21-17, 21-18 for the first time in nine encounters. 

Satwik-Chirag are now the first Indians to win a Super 1000 badminton tournament for India!

It was a meritorious victory for the Indian men's doubles pair, who will now move to no. 3 in the world rankings. 

In doing so, the duo will get approximately Rs 76 Lakhs as Prize Money for winning the top spot. 

The Indians started slowly but upped the ante to win the match in straight games. 

Now, Satwik and Chirag only have the Olympic medal missing from their decorated trophy cabinet. 

They have a world championship medal, Thomas Cup medal, CWG medal and BWF tour titles at all levels.

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