Seven Indian Badminton stars will be in action at the Paris Olympics 2024

PV Sindhu

The 2024 Paris Olympics is set to witness a strong Indian contingent in badminton, with seven shuttlers qualifying across four categories. This group of athletes, each with their unique strengths and achievements, are ready to make their mark on the international stage.

Indian Badminton stars at Paris Olympics 2024

  1. PV Sindhu: A two-time Olympic medalist, Sindhu is India’s most decorated Olympian alongside wrestler Sushil Kumar. Despite recent challenges with injuries and form, Sindhu’s recent performances hint at her closing in on her best. She will be the sole representative for India in the women’s singles category.
  1. HS Prannoy: Prannoy, along with Lakshya Sen, will carry the hopes of Indian badminton fans in the men’s singles division. His qualification for the Paris Olympics marks a significant milestone in his career.
  1. Lakshya Sen: Sen, another promising talent in men’s singles, has also secured his spot for the Paris Olympics. His recent performances have shown promise, and he will be looking to make a significant impact in the upcoming games.
  1. Satwiksairaj Rankireddy and Chirag Shetty: This formidable men’s doubles duo clinched the third spot after the Olympic qualification cycle. They are one of the country’s prime medal contenders in badminton.
  1. Tanisha Crasto and Ashwini Ponnappa: In the women’s doubles category, the Indian pair of Crasto and Ponnappa earned their spots after finishing 13th in the qualification rankings. Their qualification marks a significant achievement for women’s doubles badminton in India.

These seven shuttlers have not only qualified for the prestigious event but also carry the hopes and aspirations of millions of Indian badminton fans. As they gear up for the quadrennial showpiece, the entire nation will be cheering for them, hoping they bring glory to the country.

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