Bhagat sets his sights on Tokyo Paralympic badminton gold

Elwanda Tulloch

Pramod Bhagat
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Dubai: India’s Paralympic badminton ace Pramod Bhagat has two main objectives heading into next year’s Tokyo Games. One is, of course to win a medal in his SL3 category, while the other is to meet his idol and hero, Indian cricket legend Sachin Tendulkar.

“A Paralympic medal will fulfil two of my dreams at the same time,” Bhagat said in an interview to the official Asian Paralympic Committee (APC).

“Tendulkar is my idol and he met the Olympic and Paralympic medallists of Rio 2016 and congratulated them. I hope I can meet him next year after the Tokyo 2020 Games with a Paralympic medal around my neck.”

Seen as a nightmare for many a sportsperson, the COVID-19 pandemic has turned out to be a blessing in disguise for the 32-year-old Indian.

Bhagat, a world No. 1 and the reigning world champion in SL3 singles and

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