Today’s Birthday in Sport- Lakshya Sen(Badminton)

Lakshya Sen is a rising Indian badminton star born on 16th August 2001.He became junior world no.1 in February 2017.He won silver at 2018 Youth Olympic Games in singles and gold at mixed team event.He won Asian Junior Championships in 2018 by beating top seed and world no.1 Kunlavut Vitidasam in the final.At senior level,he has won 2 BWF tour titles viz.SaarLorlux Open and Dutch Open last year.Currently ranked 28th in singles,Lakshya Sen is targeting to make the cut for Tokyo Olympics next year.

 

By Shailesh Padhye