Satwiksairaj, Chirag Shetty win gold medal in badminton men's doubles

The victory also meant that India has now won three gold medals and sixth overall in badminton at the 2022 Commonwealth Games.

Satwiksairaj Rankireddy, Chirag Shetty win gold medal in badminton men's doubles

India's men's doubles badminton pair of Satwiksairaj Rankireddy and Chirag Shetty on Monday won the gold medal in the 2022 Commonwealth Games after defeating England's Ben Lane and Sean Vendy 21-15 and 21-13.

Through their straight-sets victory in the gold-medal match, Satwik and Chirag added another Commonwealth Games medal to their kitty after the silver medal in the last Games in 2018 Gold Coast. They also became the first Indian pair to claim the gold medal in men's doubles category at the Commonwealth Games.