Lakshya Sen wins Badminton men’s singles Gold, beats Tze Yong in a pulsating final
Lakshya Sen of India defeated Tze Yong of Malaysia 19-21, 21-9, 21-16 to win the Men's Badminton Singles Gold medal. Even though Sen struggled in the opening set, he miraculously recovered to win the following two sets in the decisive match at Birmingham's National Exhibition Centre. Sen was outstanding from the second set onwards as his Malaysian opponent appeared cautious.
After PV Sindhu won the women's final, Shuttler Sen won the critical rallies to give India back-to-back gold medals in badminton. PV Sindhu, a top-ranked badminton player, defeated Michelle Li of Canada 21-15, 21-13 to win the women's singles gold medal.