11-year-old Lakshya wins in Indonesia

Oct 14, 2012, 09:11 IST | Agencies

Shuttler Lakshya Sen won the Kejuaraan Astec Open badminton title in Indonesia on Saturday. Lakshya, powered by Olympic Gold Quest, beat local lad MS Rizil 21-18, 21-7 to win the Under-13 crown.

The 11-year-old had defeated compatriot Kartikey Gulshan 21-11, 21-18 in the semi-finals on Friday. The youngster was in sublime form and did not drop a single game in the entire tournament.

This was his third international victory in the last two years. Lakshya, Rahul BM and Kartikey Gulshan are in Indonesia for a month-long training camp.

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