India to field its biggest contingent at World Badminton C'ship

| Updated: Jul 31, 2017 18:25 IST

New Delhi [India], July 31 (ANI): India will be fielding the biggest contingent at the World Badminton Championship to be held at Glasgow, Scotland from August 21 to 27. Four shuttlers have qualified in both men's and women's singles event of the competition. In the men's singles competition, Sameer Verma will be competing along with K Srikanth, B Sai Praneeth and Ajay Jayaram. Whereas in women's section, Rituparna Das and Tanvi Lad have also qualified behind ace shuttler Saina Nehwal and P V Sindhu. This will be Sameer's maiden appearance at the World Championships. In January, the 22-year-old clinched his maiden Grand Prix Gold title at the Syed Modi International and followed it up with a quarter-final finish at the India Super Series. (ANI)