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Manu-Sumeeth win Lagos International Badminton Title

The senior national badminton champions Manu Attri and Sumeeth Reddy won the men’s doubles title at Lagos International Badminton here on Sunday.

The defending champions retained the title after thrashing their Indian counterpart S. Vaibhav and Prakash Raj 21-12, 22-12 in the final match.

In another all-India final Kuhoo Garg and Ria Mukherjee defeated Krishma Wadekar and V Harika 21-10 21-18 in women’s doubles event.

In mixed doubles final, Indian pair Manu Attri and Manisha combined to beat Kuhoo Garg and Rohan Kapoor of India 21-17 22-20, clinching gold for the country.

Indian shuttler Sree Krishna Priya had to settle for silver after losing to Russia’s Ksenia Polikaprova in a thrilling final of the women’s singles event.

Meanwhile, in men’s singles event, Misha Zilberman of Israel claimed the title after defeating Ramdam Misburn of Malaysia.

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