Dhaka, Feb 3 (PTI) Reigning supreme, shuttlers made it an all-Indian finals to ensure five gold and five silver medals in the 11th South Asian Games here today.
Having already bagged the men’s and women’s team gold medals earlier, Indian badminton teams led by national champions Chetan Anand and Trupti Murgunde hence all set to make a clean sweep tomorrow.
In the men’s singles semi-finals, top seeded Anand made a short work of Lankan No 2 Dinuka Karunaratne 21-15 21-5 in a 25-minute battle at the Wooden Floor Gymnasium courts.
In the summit clash, Anand will take on compatriot second seeded R M V Guru Sai Dutt who beat Ahsan Qamar of Pakistan 21-15 21-11 in 21 minutes.
Top seeded Sayali Gokhale dumped Pakistan’s Palwasha Bashir 21-8 21-3 in the women’s singles semis in a battle that lasted just 20 minutes.