Badminton Showdown Between President and Saina: President Draupadi Murmu Gives Tough Competition to Olympic Medalist

President Draupadi Murmu enjoyed playing badminton with Saina Nehwal on Wednesday evening at the Rashtrapati Bhavan badminton court.

The President also shared several photos from the event, captioning one of the posts: “President’s natural love for playing sports was evident during the badminton match with experienced player Saina Nehwal at the Rashtrapati Bhavan’s badminton court. 

This inspiring step by the President has highlighted India’s powerhouse status in the world of badminton, where female athletes are making a significant impact on the global stage.”

President Draupadi Murmu playing badminton with star badminton player.

Nehwal Defeated in Several Sets

President Murmu displayed skills akin to a professional badminton player. She defeated Saina Nehwal in multiple sets, indicating she has previously played badminton.

A large number of administrative officials and junior players were present during this match.

Nehwal to Deliver Speech at Rashtrapati Bhavan Today

Today, Padma Shri and Padma Bhushan awardee Saina Nehwal will deliver a speech titled “Her Story – My Story” at Rashtrapati Bhavan, where she will interact with attendees.

President Murmu unveiling the Durand Cup trophy.

Durand Cup Trophy Unveiled

Before engaging in badminton, the President also unveiled the Durand Cup football trophy on Wednesday. This tournament marks its 133rd season and kicks off in Kolkata on July 27th.

The Durand Cup is Asia’s oldest football tournament, with its inception dating back to 1888.

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