Shuttler Sanyam Shukla to play prestigious Thomas Cup

Source: The Hitavada      Date: 10 May 2018 11:12:42


Sports Reporter

Promising shuttler from Raipur Sanyam Shukla has made it to the Indian team participating in the Thomas Cup Badminton Championship to be held at Bangkok from May 20 to 27. It is worth mentioning, Thomas Cup is one of the prestigious badminton tournament in men’s category in which tops shuttlers from across world participate.Chhattisgarh Badminton Association assistant secretary Anurag Dixit said that Sanyam started his coaching from Sapre School situated Badminton Hall where he learned basic in his childhood under the supervision of renowned shuttler Kavita Dixit. Sanyam became state champion in the age of 13. He then moved to Hyderabad for advanced training. Sanyam has represented India at 2012 Junior Asian Badminton Championship, 2013 Junior World Badminton Championship, 2015 Sri Lanka International Challenge Badminton, 2017 Yonex Sunrise Vietnam Senior Open Badminton etc.Presently, Sanyam is number one in the nation in Doubleswhile he is at 66th position in Singles. Indian team for Thomas Cup includes H S Pranay, Sai Praneet, Sameer Verma, Lakshya Sen in Singles. Doubles players are B Sumeet Reddy/Manu Aatri,
Shlok Ramchandran/M R Arjun and Sanyam Shukla/Arun George.