Lakshya Sen becomes World No.1 Junior player

February 03, 2017      Announcement

Lakshya Sen hailing from Almora, Uttrakhand attained World No.1 spot in the World Junior Ranking list released by Badminton World Federation today. 15 year old Lakshya Sen is the current Junior National Champion (Under-19) and is rated high by many Badminton pundits as a potential world beater. Lakshya’s progress has been steady and he won the Bronze medal in the Under-17 in BAC Championship at Kudus, Indonesia in 2015 and won the Bronze Medal in the under-19 Badminton Asia Confederation Championships at Thailand in 2016. Lakshya, to his credit, has won the Wimbledon Junior, Danish Junior and Swiss Junior in the past. He has also shown progress in the senior category this season by winning his first International Series title in 2016 beating Malaysian prodigy Zii Jia Lee.

Lakshya Sen has been training in Bangalore at the Prakash Padukone Badminton Academy since the age of 10 under the watchful eyes of Prakash Padukone and Vimal Kumar. He has also received Olympic Gold Quest support since the age of 11.