Kidambi Srikanth wins 2016 Syed Modi Badminton Title in Men’s Singles

Ace Indian shuttler Kidambi Srikanth won the 2016 Syed Modi International Grand prix Gold Championship Title of Badminton in men’s singles category.

In the final match played at Lucknow (Uttar Pradesh), he defeated Huang Yuxiang of China by 21-13, 21-14 and 21-14 score.

Women’s single Title

  • Sayaka Sato (Japan) won the 2016 Syed Modi International Grand prix Gold Championship Title in women’s singles category. In the final match, she defeated Sung Ji Hyun (South Korea) by 12-21, 21-18, 21-18 score.

Men’s Doubles Title

  • Malaysian pair of Goh V Shem and Tan Wee Kiong won the 2016 Syed Modi International Grand prix Gold Championship Title in men’s doubles category. They defeated Indian pair of Pranaav Jerry Chopra and Akshay Dewalkar by score of 14-21, 24-22, 21-8.

Women’s Doubles Title

  • South Korean pair of Jung Kyung-eun and Shin Seung-chan won the 2016 Syed Modi International Grand prix Gold Championship Title in women’s doubles category. They defeated Eefje Muskens and Selena Piek from Netherlands by 21-15 and 21-13 score.

Mixed Doubles Title

  • Indonesian pair Praveen Jordan and Deby Susanto won the 2016 Syed Modi International Grand prix Gold Championship Title in mixed doubles category. They defeated Thai pair Puavaranukroh Dechapol and Sapisree Tairattanchai by 23-25, 21-09, 21-16 score.

About Syed Modi International India Open Grand Prix championship

  • The championship has been named after a famous Indian badminton player Syed Modi, an eight-time National Badminton champion.
  • After his death, a badminton tournament was constituted in his memory and is hosted each year at Lucknow.

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