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India’s Thomas Cup Win Will Motivate Many Sportspersons: PM Modi

The Indian men's team etched its name in the history books by lifting the title with a dominant 3-0 win over 14-time champions Indonesia in the final in Bangkok on Sunday.

Indian Team in Denmark (Photo Credit: @WasimJaffer14/Twitter)

New Delhi: Hailing the Indian men’s badminton team for winning the Thomas Cup for the first time, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday said that they have scripted history and their win will motivate many upcoming sportspersons.

The Indian men’s team etched its name in the history books by lifting the title with a dominant 3-0 win over 14-time champions Indonesia in the final in Bangkok on Sunday.

Modi tweeted, “The Indian badminton team has scripted history! The entire nation is elated by India winning the Thomas Cup! Congratulations to our accomplished team and best wishes to them for their future endeavours. This win will motivate so many upcoming sportspersons.”

Anurag Thakur took to Twitter to congratulate team India, sharing a photo of the Indian badminton team and announcing a monetary prize for the squad in recognition of their unprecedented defeat.

BWF Media shared a clip of the historic win of the Indian Men’s badminton and captioned it,” Incredible scenes in Bangkok. India, have created history. “

World Championships medallist Lakshya Sen, Kidambi Srikanth and doubles players Chirag Shetty and Satwiksairaj Rankireddy delivered when it mattered the most as they stunned the 14-time champions with a dominant show.

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