Tokyo Paralympics: Pramod Bhagat-Palak Kohli lose opening match in mixed doubles | Tokyo Paralympics News – Times of India

TOKYO: India’s mixed workforce pair of Pramod Bhagat and Palak Kohli went down combating in opposition to second seeds Lucas Mazur and Faustine Noel in the group B opener of the badminton occasion on the Tokyo Paralympics, right here on Wednesday.
Bhagat and Kohli, competing in SL3-SU5 class, went down 9-21, 21-15, 19-21 in opposition to the French workforce in 43 minutes on the Yoyogi nationwide stadium.
The Indian pair discovered the going powerful initially because it lagged 5-11 on the interval. Things did not change a lot after the breather because the French duo zoomed forward and shortly pocketed the opening sport.
In the second sport, the Indian duo gave a greater account of themselves as they fought tooth and nail and earned a slender two-level lead at 13-11.
Mazur and Noel grabbed a degree however the Indian pair reeled off seven straight factors to succeed in the sport factors. Their opponent saved two factors earlier than Bhagat and Kohli roared again into the competition.
In the decider, the second seeds opened up a 13-9 lead however Bhagat and Kohli fought their method again to take a 15-14 lead.
However, Mazur and Noel quickly grabbed lead and ultimately edged out the Indian pair.
Thailand pair of Siripong Teamarrom and Saensupa Nipada is the third workforce in the group B.
Bhagat, who’s the reigning world champion, will compete in males’s singles (SL3) as properly, whereas Kohli will probably be taking part in ladies’s doubles (SL3-SU5) with Parul Parmar and ladies’s singles (SU5).

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