BAI announce Rs 5 lakh reward for Kidambi Srikanth

By  PTI | New Delhi | Posted  19-Jun-2017

India's Srikanth Kidambi shows his medal during a victory ceremony after defeating Japan's Kazumasa Sakai in their men's singles final match at Indonesia Open badminton championship in Jakarta. Pic/AP,PTIIndia's Srikanth Kidambi shows his medal during a victory ceremony after defeating Japan's Kazumasa Sakai in their men's singles final match at Indonesia Open badminton championship in Jakarta. Pic/AP,PTI

The Badminton Association of India (BAI) yesterday announced a cash award of Rs. 5 lakh for World No.4 Kidambi Srikanth for winning the Swiss Open Grand Prix Gold yesterday.

"It's a matter of huge joy for the entire country to see Srikanth triumph in Indonesia. I called him right after the match to congratulate him on this stellar win. He has made the whole country proud once again and I am quite confident he will keep doing so in future as well," said BAI president Dr Himanta Biswa Sarma.

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