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Who is Lakshya Sen? The new sensation in Indian Badminton

Lakshya Sen is an Indian badminton player. He has won gold medals at the 2018 Asian Junior Championships, and Sen is a former world junior champion. Know here more about his journey.

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Last updated: 29.06.2022
Who is Lakshya Sen the new sensation in Indian Badminton

Lakshya Sen was born in Almora in Uttarakhand. He is an Indian badminton player. He has won gold medals at the 2018 Asian Junior Championships, and Sen is a former world junior champion.

He won the bronze medal at the 2021 World Championships and was runner-up at 2022 All England Open.

Sen was also a part of the Indian team, which won the Thomas Cup 2022. His father, D K SEN, is a coach in India, and his brother Chirag Sen is also a famous Indian badminton player.

Now, if we are talking about his badminton career, he got his badminton training at the Prakash Padukone Badminton Academy. Sen has had a good talent for badminton from a very young age.

He clinched the bronze medal at Junior Asian Championship after losing to Sun Feixiang 12-21,16-21. Sen also competed at the senior international level and won the men's singles title at the 2016 India International Series tournament.

 

 

2018 was the Turing point of his career in New Zealand open when he defeated Cheam June Wei but lost to 2 times Olympic gold medallist and seed no.1Sen won the Belgian International tournament by beating Victor Svendsen 21-14 and 21-15. Sen clinched his first BWF Tour title by winning the Dutch Open men's singles title after beating Yusuke Onodera of Japan.

The Dutch Open is a BWF Tour Super 100 tournament. In November 2019, he won the SaarLorLux Open, a BWF Tour Super 100 tournament held in Saarbrücken, Germany. He defeated China's Weng Hongyang in the final to claim the title. He won the men's singles title in the 2019 Scottish Open in November, with a victory against Brazilian Ygor Coelho.

 

 

He was also part of that team who won the bronze medal at the 2020 Badminton Asia Team Championships. In the same year, he reached the 2nd round of the England open, which was his 1st ever BWF Super 1000 Tournament, before losing to the champion and world no.1. He got lost to Hans-Kristian Vittinghus in the 2nd round of the 2020 Denmark Open. 

In December, he reached the World Championships semifinals, where he lost to compatriot Srikanth Kidambi in a hard-fought match 21–17, 14–21, 17–21 and settled for a bronze medal.

Conclusion:

From this article we conclude that Lakshya Sen was a very good badminton player and was a competent athlete.

 

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