Ludhiana: City-based shuttler Lakhwinder Singh (36) again made country proud by winning gold medal at Crown WCBF Australia Badminton Championship 2016 under 30 plus doubles by defeating the Malaysian doubles here on Monday at Sydney. Singh made a victory mark along with his partner Dato Jack Koh and beaten the Malyasian doubles in the finals and clinched gold medal. Singh has also achieved several championships recently. He won the 41th All India Electricity Sports Control Board Badminton Tournament held at Gawahti recently.
Lakhwinder, an official of Punjab State Power Corporation Limited (PSPCL) has a stupendous performance to emerge as champion and on his way to the little clash match. Singh stamped his superiority over others when he overpowered Malaysian doubles. Interestingly, Singh’s partner Dato Jack Koh is also Malaysian and also defeated the Malaysian doubles in the final. Around 88 shuttlers from different countries took part in the badminton championship which was organised under the banner of Crown WCBF Australia Badminton Championship 2016.
Lakhwinder is the resident of Dugri and working as Manager of Power Officer Club of Punjab State Power Corporation Limited (PSPCL). He is continuously winning All India Electricity Board Badminton Championship by grabbing the first position from last three years. He had also won several districts and state level badminton competitions organised in Punjab. Lakhwinder said, “The badminton Academy of Shastri Hall, Guru Nanak Stadium is also helping me to practice more for championships. Moreover, this academy always helps me financially when there is need”.
He also grabbed third position in Senior Master National Badminton Championship held at Dharamshala, Himachal Pradesh. “I am passionate about the game badminton from the small age as after playing the badminton I got charge to do my work more efficiently” added Lakhwinder. Singh gave all his success credit to his wife Jeetu and his parents and sisters. He claimed that his family support allowed him to achieve this success. Singh averred that he would continue this game and would bring more laurels for the department and his country in future and would practice more for further championships and will bring more laurels for his country and would also raise my district name in sports.
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