Hyderabad’s Shashidhar registered a victory at BWF World Championships

By: Swetha
Date: 15 Sep, 2017
Image Courtesy: Manoramaonline

Hyderabadi shuttler, CM Shashidhar defeated top seeded Lars Klintrup of Denmark to reach top eight  of the contest in the +40 category in the BWF World Senior Championships.


He is just a win away from securing maiden Masters medal.


Previously, C.M. Shashidhar got past Vegar Naess 21-5, 21-4 of Norway to qualify for the round of 16 in the men's singles +40 age category. He will take on number one seeded Lars Klintrup of Denmark.


Meanwhile, Nikhil Kanetkar knocked out Switzerland’s Oliver Colin in the +35 category to make it to the quarter finals match on wednesday. In his previous match, Kanetkar defeated  Konstantin Myakishev by 21-5, 23-21 in 24 minutes.


Nikhil, who represented India in 2004 Summer Olympics and has been part of the Indian squad for other BWF tournaments in the past rolled back the years to register a dominating 21-17, 21-18 victory in just 28 minutes.


The senior shuttlers making the debut at their finest. Go Badminton wishes all the senior players an immense luck and energy at the contest.

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