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Commonwealth Games 2022: Lakshya Sen clinches gold, bags 57th medal for India

Lakshya Sen clinched the gold medal for India in the Commonwealth Games 2022 in Birmingham on Monday

Commonwealth Games 2022: Lakshya Sen clinches gold, bags 57th medal for India
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Lakshya Sen clinched the gold medal for India in the Commonwealth Games 2022 in Birmingham on Monday.

He thrashed his Malaysian opponent Tze Yong NG by 19-21, 21-9, 21-16 to win his maiden gold medal at the multi-nation event.Sen lost the first round by a close margin of 21-19.

However, he leveled the game after winning the second set by 21-9 as he took 10 points on the trot.The 20-year-old Sen had defeated Singaporean shuttler Jia Heng Jason Teh in the semifinals by 21-10, 18-21, 21-16.

On the other hand, Tze Yong beat Kidambi Srikanth 13-21, 21-19, 21-10 in the other semifinals.After Sen's victory, India's medal tally has now risen to 57 including 20 gold medals.

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