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Governor hails achievements of shuttlers Srikanth, Prannoy

44   //    03 Nov 2017, 17:21 IST

Hyderabad, Nov 3 (PTI) Complimenting shuttlers Kidambi Srikanth and H S Prannoy on their achievements, Governor of Andhra Pradesh and Telangana E S L Narasimhan today wished that they improve their world rankings further.

Srikanth, now ranked World No. 2 in the BWF rankings, and Prannoy, ranked 11, met the governor at Raj Bhavan here.

The whole nation is proud of their achievements, Narasimhan told them, a Raj Bhavan release said.

He wished Srikanth, who has won four Super Series titles this calendar year, becomes world No. 1 shuttler.

"The governor also said he wishes to see Prannoy, who won the US Open Grand Prix Gold title, to break into top 5 in the World Badminton rankings soon," the release said.

Complimenting on their achievements, Narasimhan wished the two badminton players keep the country's flag high by regularly winning tournaments

Press Trust of India (PTI) is a news agency in India
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