Siril Wins Silver at Badminton Championship

Young Indian shuttler Siril Verma clinched a silver medal at the BWF World Junior badminton Championships in the Peruvian capital of Lima.

The 15-year-old Siril could not cross the final hurdle as his fight ended with a 21-17, 10-21 ,7-21 loss to Taipei’s Chia Hung Lu Chia.

With this medal, Siril now joins the elite list of Indians such as Saina Nehwal, PV Sindhu, RMV Gurusaidutt, HS Prannoy and Sameer Verma, who have won medals for India in the Junior World Championships.