Buenos Aires, Oct 12: Indian shuttler Lakshya Sen beat Kodai Naraoka of Japan to enter the final of men’s singles badminton competition here at the Youth Olympics.
The reigning Asian junior champion, Sen lost the first game 14-21 but came back to beat Naraoka in the next two to pocket the semifinal match Thursday night. Indian levelled the match by winning the second game 21-15.
The game went into the deuce and Sen eventually won it 24-22 after a 36-minute tussle. Sen will now meet Li Shifeng of China in the final.(UNI)