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Asiad Junior Gold Medallist Lakshya Sen to be honoured by Badminton Association of India

BAI president Himanta Biswa Sarma took to Twitter and announced a cash prize of Rs. 10 Lakh for the rising badminton star.

Reported by: Agencies, New Delhi [ Updated: July 23, 2018 12:22 IST ]
Image Source : TWITTER: @BAI_MEDIA

Lakshya Sen with his gold medal at Asian Junior Championship.

Badminton Association of India (BAI) has decided to honour Lakshya Sen who bagged gold at the recently-concluded Asian Junior Championship.

BAI president Himanta Biswa Sarma took to Twitter and announced a cash prize of Rs. 10 Lakh for the rising badminton star.

"To honour this incredible talent and inspire many others like him to aspire for the stars, as President of @BAI_Media I am glad to have announced a cash prize of Rs.10 lakh to @lakshya_sen for winning Gold at Junior Asian #Badminton Championship in Jakarta. #SundayMotivation," Sarma tweeted.

The president had earlier congratulated the young shuttler for winning the gold medal and making India proud.

The 16-year-old sportsman created history by beating top-seed Kunlavut Vitidsaran of Indonesia 21-19, 21-18 to win gold for India at the mega-event after a gap of six years. 

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