Who: Syed Modi International Badminton Championships
What: Kidambi Srikanth won the Men’s Singles title
When: 31 January 2016
Ace Indian shuttler Kidambi Srikanth on 31 January 2016 won the Men’s Singles title of the Syed Modi International Badminton Championships 2016. In the final played at Babu Banarasi Das Indoor Stadium in Lucknow, Srikanth defeated China’s Huang Yuxiang, 21-13, 14-21, 21-14.
This was Srikanth’s fifth title overall, the other four titles include Thailand Grand Prix Gold, China Super Series premier, Swiss Open Grand Prix Gold and India Super Series.
Other results of the Championships are
Women’s Singles: Korean Sung Ji Hyun defeated Sayako Sato of Japan, 12-21, 21-18, 21-18.
Men’s Doubles: Malaysian pair of Goh V Shem and Tan Wee Kiong defeated Pranaav Jerry Chopra and Akshay Dewalkar of India, 14-21, 24-22, 21-8.
Women’s Doubles: Korean duo of Jung Kyung Eun and Shin Seung Chan defeated Eefje Muskens and Selena Piek of Netherlands, 21-15, 21-13.
Mixed doubles: Indonesian pair of Praveen Jordan and Debby Susanto defeated Puavaranukroh Dechapol and Sapsiree Taerattanchai of Thailand, 23-25, 21-9, 21-16.
About Syed Modi International Badminton Championships
• It is named after a famous Indian badminton player Syed Modi, an eight-time National Badminton champion.
• The championship is hosted every year and the award money in each category is 120000 US dollars.