File photo of Satwiksairaj Rankireddy (left) and Chirag Shetty.©AFP
Despite their remarkable dominance on the court and unprecedented records, Indian badminton stars Satwiksairaj Rankireddy and Chirag Shetty express a continued desire to achieve more and inspire the next generation. Satwiksairaj and Chirag won India’s first ever Asian Games gold medal in badminton, but they strive to achieve more in the future, keeping the hunger alive and inspiring the next generation as well. “Personally, I would say we have a lot more to achieve. We are satisfied but not really satisfied. We have a lot more to achieve and we want to achieve more and it makes us feel really good to be world No. 1 and world champions. ‘Asia. We have'” Satwiksairaj told ANI.
Chirag echoed his partner’s sentiments, highlighting their insatiable desire to progress: “As Satwik said, we are not satisfied yet, we have many more tournaments and things to achieve in the future. We “Let’s look forward to it and hope that somehow we can mentor.” these kids and hopefully there will be a lot more people playing at the highest level and bringing a lot more medals to the country.”
The star shuttler duo not only grabbed attention with their dominance on the badminton court but also took social media by storm with their unique dance moves that they perform after winning a match.
Satwiksairaj revealed the history of this special dance and said, “It started with the Thomas Cup. The Thomas Cup Finals. For me, it comes naturally when I hear a drum or a sound, I automatically start to dancing. So, it happened during the Thomas Cup. It was we play drums in the dugout. So, it comes very naturally. After we won, it became a habit for us. I get a lot of messages saying your match went well but the dancing was good. But I said I won the match then they say yes it was good but it was the dancing that we liked (Laughs). We want to win a lot of tournaments and make a lot of moves.”
Chirag also spoke about their dance after the win and revealed that he just followed when his partner started dancing and said, “Well, it comes quite naturally to us. Actually, it has more to do with Satwik. He start dancing and I So after every big win we get on the tour, we do this and it’s pretty special for us.
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