Indian men and women bagged the team gold in badminton in the 11th South Asian Games at the Wooden Floor Gymnasium here on Monday.

With National champion Chetan Anand and Trupti Murgunde lending their experience to the side, their youthful teammates finished off both the finals against Sri Lanka in straight games.

The results: Men’s team final: India bt Sri Lanka 3-0 (Chetan Anand bt Niluka Karunaratne 21-12, 21-18; R.M.V. Gurusaidutt bt Dinuka Karunaratne 21-8, 21-18; Aditya Raviprakash bt Nuwan D.J. Hettiarachchi 21-10, 21-15).

Women’s team final: India bt Sri Lanka 3-0 (Sayali Gokhale bt Thilini S. Jayasinghe 21-4, 21-11; Trupti Murgunde bt Renu C.D. Hettiarachchige 21-9, 21-13; P.C. Thulasi bt Achini N. Rathnasiri 21-13, 21-17).


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