London Olympics: Kashyap creates history by reaching quarterfinals

first_imgIndia’s Parupalli Kashyap on Wednesday became the first Indian men’s player to enter the singles quarterfinals of the Olympics badminton competition when he beat Sri Lankan Niluka Karunaratne over three games 21-14, 15-21, 21-9 at the Wembley Arena at the 2012 Games in London.The previous best performance was by Dipankar Bhattacharjee, who entered the third round at the 1992 Barcelona Games.last_img