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Uttarakhand’s Lakshya Sen is World No.1 Junior Badminton Player

Uttarakhand’s Lakshya Sen has become the World No. 1 junior badminton player. Hailing from Almora, Uttarakhand, Lakshya is the latest shuttler from this tiny hill state to make his mark. Already, Siril Verma and Aditya Joshi have earned accolades for their badminton exploits. Lakshya had won a bronze medal in Junior Asian Championship last year. He is also the winner of U-19 tournaments in Switzerland and Denmark.

He also notched up victories in the international series in Pune and Hyderabad. To make his resume even more impressive, he ranks 212 in seniors circuit. Lakshya is the son of a SAI coach and had joined the famous Bangalore Academy at the age of 10. His mentor is the badminton legend, Prakash Padukone. He also trains with Olympic medal winner, Saina Nehwal. The tall and lanky player is a strong rally player who is adept at testing the opponent’s patience and consistency. According to All England Badminton Champion Padukone, Lakshya is a fit and strong player who has all the qualities required to be a champion. Lakshya will be facing

He is also the winner of U-19 tournaments in Switzerland and Denmark. He also notched up victories in the international series in Pune and Hyderabad. To make his resume even more impressive, he ranks 212 in seniors circuit. Lakshya is the son of a SAI coach and had joined the famous Bangalore Academy at the age of 10. His mentor is the badminton legend, Prakash Padukone. He also trains with Olympic medal winner, Saina Nehwal. The tall and lanky player is a strong rally player who is adept at testing the opponent’s patience and consistency. According to All England Badminton Champion Padukone, Lakshya is a fit and strong player who has all the qualities required to be a champion. Lakshya will be facing

His mentor is the badminton legend, Prakash Padukone. He also trains with Olympic medal winner, Saina Nehwal. The tall and lanky player is a strong rally player who is adept at testing the opponent’s patience and consistency. According to All England Badminton Champion Padukone, Lakshya is a fit and strong player who has all the qualities required to be a champion. Lakshya will be facing

Lakshya will be facing a stiff challenge at Junior World Championships to be held in Yogyakarta, Indonesia. Lakshya’s elder brother Chirag is also a badminton player. He has been supported by Olympic Gold Quest (OGQ) since he was 11. OGQ has provided a full-time physio and trainer especially for Lakshya and he is on a special diet as well. Experts of the opinion that titles rather rankings will be a better judge of this lad’s talent and work ethics. Himalayan Buzz congratulates Lakshya Sen who has made a name for himself in Badminton and wishes him luck for his future.

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