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Satwiksairaj Rankireddy Acknowledges Indian Doubles Team’s Desire to Accomplish Even More

File photo of Satwiksairaj Rankireddy (left) and Chirag Shetty.© AFP

Despite their remarkable dominance on the court and breaking unprecedented records, India’s Badminton stars Satwiksairaj Rankireddy and Chirag Shetty express a continual desire to achieve more and inspire the next generation. Satwiksairaj and Chirag clinched India’s first-ever Asian Games gold medal in badminton, still, they are striving for more in the future, keeping the hunger alive and inspiring the next generation as well. “Personally they mentioned that there is a lot more to achieve. They are satisfied but not really satisfied. They have much more to achieve and they want to achieve more and definitely feel good to be World No. 1 and Asian Champions. They have a lot more hunger inside. They have a lot more to do in the upcoming tournaments and obviously they wanted to inspire a lot many young children to pick any sport. Good signs for badminton that a lot more picking the sport in a professional way,” Satwiksairaj expressed to ANI.

Chirag echoed his partner’s sentiments, emphasizing their unquenched desire to progress, “Like Satwik said they are not yet satisfied they have a lot more tournaments and things to achieve in the future. They are looking forward to it and they hope in someway they can mentor these kids and they hope there are many more people playing at the highest level and bring many more medals for the country.”

The star shuttler duo have not only gained attention with their dominance on the badminton court but also taking social media by storm with their unique dance steps which they perform after winning a game.

Satwiksairaj revealed how the story behind that special dance and said, “It started from Thomas Cup. Thomas Cup finals. For them it naturally comes when they hear any drums or sound they automatically start dancing. So, it happened in Thomas Cup. It was drums being played in dugout. So, it comes very naturally. After winning it became a habit for them. They get a lot of messages that their match was okay but the dance was good. But they said they won the match then they say that yes it’s fine but it is the dance that we enjoyed (Laughs). They want to win many tournaments and do many steps.”

Chirag also talked about their dance after victory and revealed that he just tags along when his partner starts to dance and said, “Well it comes quite naturally to them. It is actually more to do with Satwik. He starts to do the dance and I tag along. So, after every big victory that they have on the tour they do that and it is quite special for them.”

(Except for the headline, this story has not been edited by NDTV staff and is published from a syndicated feed.)

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