An eminent badminton coach D K Sen has been appointed as the coach of the Indian team for the Asian Junior Badminton Championship (Under 15 and 17) which is going to be held in Myanmar from October 3 to 8. From September 16 to 30, Sen who is from Almora district of the State would take the coaching camp of the team in UP Badminton Academy, the State sports department officials said on Wednesday.
Notably, three players of the Indian team-Aditi Bhatt, Shivam Mehta, and Pranav Sharma-are also from Almora district. Sen coached the Indian Badminton team (Junior) in the past too.
On his selection as the coach, the senior officers of the department, including the Director of Uttaranchal State Badminton Association Ashok Kumar, and also the Almora Badminton Association congratulated Sen and conveyed their best wishes.