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,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.
Video: Team India abused on Champions Trophy 2017 Wikipedia page
Download the new mid-day android app to get updates on all the latest and trending stories on the go https://goo.gl/8Xlcvr