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26 Aug, 2017
16 year old
Lakshya Sen had gained limelight by being trained in France from Prakash Padukone
Badminton Academy as part of the training programme. Rahul Bharadwaj, Maisnam
Meiraba and Kiran George along with two-time national champion Sayali Gokhale as
coach are sent to the French National Badminton Training Centre for 10 days.
Rahul trained with the senior French team in Voiron, besides, two other juniors,
Kiran George and Meiraba, underwent training with their junior team in Bordeaux
from August 1 to 10.
No. 1 Lakshya Sen and Rahul Bharadwaj had great opportunity to interact and train
with the chief coach of France and former All England champion, Peter Gade.
Quest took an immense responsibility in sending Lakshya Sen to France to be trained
under the head coach of France.
Padukone Badminton Academy chief coach, Vimal Kumar said,
“It was a great experience
for Lakshya Sen and Rahul Bharadwaj to get valuable tips from the badminton legend
Peter Gade. PPBA will continue this arrangement with the French team and as a
part of the exchange programme, French squad is likely to visit PPBA in
players have been executing well in state and national level tournaments since
the past two years. Their training in France would really help and boost them
up for the upcoming junior and senior tournaments in the couple of months.
current performance includes a Bronze medal at Junior Dutch GP and a
pre-quarter finish at the Asia Junior Championships.
Here is the Junior champ with the Legend, Peter Gade.