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The Indian badminton team, playing the finals for the first time in the Thomas Cup 2022, won the title of this prestigious tournament by defeating 14-time champion Indonesia 3-0.
Another glorious chapter was added in the history of Indian sports on Sunday 15th May. One of the most prestigious tournaments of badminton being played for 79 years, the Indian team won the title for the first time in the Thomas Cup 2022. In the final of this tournament played in Bangkok, the Indian Badminton team created history by defeating 14-time champion Indonesia 3-0 in a one-sided fashion. This memorable achievement of the Indian team, which reached the final of the tournament for the first time, made the whole country happy. Prime Minister Narendra Modi also expressed his happiness and spoke to the players, while the Sports Ministry and the Badminton Association (BAI) showered the prizes.
Lakshya Sen and Kidambi Srikanth won the singles event for India against defending champions Indonesia on Sunday, while the formidable pair of Chirag Shetty and Satwiksairaj Rankireddy won the doubles to claim the title in the first three matches itself. gave. After this memorable and historic victory of India, Prime Minister Narendra Modi spoke to Team India on the phone and congratulated them for this wonderful success. PM Modi had similarly encouraged the medal winners in Tokyo Olympics last year by talking to them.
As #TeamIndia defeats 14-time #ThomasCup Champions Indonesia (🇮🇳3-0🇮🇩) to win its 1️⃣st ever #ThomasCup2022, @IndiaSports is proud to announce a cash award of ₹ 1 crore for the team in relaxation of rules to acknowledge this unparalleled feat!
Congratulations Team India!! https://t.co/QMVCvBDDZS
— Anurag Thakur (@ianuragthakur) May 15, 2022