Gold medalist commuter Lakshya Sen shakes his leg with relatives and friends at Bengaluru airport, Watch the video


CWG 2022: Gold medal-winning commuter Lakshya Sen: Following Indian commuter Lakshya Sen’s successful campaign at the 2022 Commonwealth Games which saw him capture two…

CWG 2022: Gold medal-winning commuter Lakshya Sen: After Indian commuter Lakshya Sen’s successful 2022 Commonwealth Games campaign, which saw him win two medals, India’s rising badminton star was warmly welcomed by fans at the airport. Follow the CWG 2022 updates on InsideSport.IN

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Lakshya Sen claimed the second badminton gold of the day for the country, beating Malaysia’s Ng Tze Yong in the men’s singles final. Sen staged a comeback to win a thrilling match 19-21, 21-9 and 21-16. He was also part of the mixed Indian team that won a silver medal. India lost to Malaysia 1-3 in the final.

Sen received a warm welcome from relatives and fans at the airport. Cheers and dhols echoed through the airport. The commuter wasted no time and shook a leg with his fans and loved the wins to celebrate his first successful major competition. He also got some clicked photos with his fans.

CWG 2022: Gold medal-winning commuter Lakshya Sen shakes his leg with relatives and friends at Bengaluru airport, watch video

Sen expressed his joy at the welcome he received at the airport at ANI. “There was a lot of pressure this time because of past results as well. I knew it wasn’t going to be easy. But I had the belief that I could go all the way from the start. So I I did. I’m used to this kind of welcome now. I would like to thank everyone who came,” he added.

CWG 2022: Lakshya Sen

The Indian contingent had a great outing in badminton, during which they won six medals in total, including three gold, one silver and two bronze. PV Sindhu and Lakshya Sen won gold in the men’s and women’s singles categories, Chirag Shetty and Satwik Sairaj Rankireddy won gold in the men’s doubles category. India’s mixed badminton team won a silver medal. Kidambi Srikanth and Treesa Jolly/Gayatri Gopichand won bronze medals in the men’s singles and women’s doubles categories.

From July 28 to August 8, nearly 200 Indian athletes competed for medals in 16 different sports at the 2022 Commonwealth Games in Birmingham. India ended their 2022 Commonwealth Games campaign in fourth position with 61 medals (22 gold, 16 silver and 23 bronze). Wrestling topped the medal table with 12 medals including six gold while weightlifting accounted for 10 medals.

CWG 2022: Gold medal-winning commuter Lakshya Sen shakes his leg with relatives and friends at Bengaluru airport, watch video

India had their fifth all-time best performance in the history of the Commonwealth Games, their best being a total of 101 medals when the Games were held on home soil in 2010. The 2022 Commonwealth Games ended with a superb closing ceremony at the Alexander Stadium in Birmingham on Monday.

The Commonwealth Games Flag was presented to the Governor of Victoria. The state of Victoria, Australia will be the next host of the Commonwealth Games in 2026.


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