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Noida DM to play for gold medal at Tokyo Paralympics

In SL classification, persons with standing/lower limb impairment/severe are allowed to compete (HT)

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Indian shuttler Suhas Yathiraj today enter the final of the men’s singles class SL4 badminton event in Tokyo Paralympics. Suhas, a world number 3 in SL4 bdminton event

Suhas Yathiraj is also the District Magistrate of Gautam Budh Nagar in Uttar Pradesh.Suhas has an impairment in one of his ankles.

In SL4 class, Suhas outwitted Indonesia’s Fredy Setiawan 21-9 21-15 in 31 minutes in the first semifinal.

The Noida District Magistrate will face the winner of the other semifinal between second seed Indian Tarun Dhillon and top seed Lucas Mazur of France in the summit clash on Sunday.

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In SL classification, persons with standing/lower limb impairment/severe are allowed to compete, while SU refers to athletes with upper limb impairment.

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