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BAI awards cash prize of Rs 1 crore to Thomas Cup-winning contingent

BAI handed the cash prize of Rs one crore to the Indian team and Rs 20 lakh to the support staff after their arrival in the country, in a city hotel here on Saturday night.  

India TV Sports Desk Edited by: India TV Sports Desk New Delhi Published on: May 23, 2022 17:50 IST
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The Indian men's Thomas Cup-winning team with the cash award. 

The Badminton Association of India (BAI) has rewarded the Indian men's team with a cash prize of Rs one crore for its historic title triumph at the Thomas Cup Finals in Bangkok.

BAI handed the cash prize of Rs one crore to the Indian team and Rs 20 lakh to the support staff after their arrival in the country, in a city hotel here on Saturday night.

BAI president Himanta Biswa Sarma congratulated the Indian team on its historic achievement.

BAI general secretary Sanjay Mishra alongside chief national coach Pullela Gopichand and other BAI officials were present during the occasion.

The Indian team scripted history by clinching the Thomas Cup title for the first time in 73 years by thrashing 14-time champions Indonesia.

(Inputs PTI)