Badminton: K Srikanth lifts Denmark Open Superseries trophy


In Badminton, ace Indian shuttler Kidambi Srikanth has lifted the Denmark Open Superseries trophy at Odense.

In the title clash last night, Srikanth, seeded 8th, defeated South Korea’s Lee Hyun-il in straight games, 21-10, 21-5 to bag his third Super Series title of the year and fifth overall. It was the first time Srikanth and Lee had faced each other.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi has congratulated Srikanth for the win. Mr Modi said in a tweet that the victory has made every Indian proud.