New Delhi Apr 25 PTI Tarun Dhillon and Sukant Kadam clinched a gold and silver respectively in SL4 class while Tokyo Paralympic champion Pramod Bhagat bagged two bronze in SL3 as the Indian team secured 28 medals at the Brazil Para Badminton International in Sao Paulo In total the Indian para badminton squad clinched 8 gold 7 silver and 13 bronze to sign off a creditable campaign on Sunday In SL4 category world No 3 Kadam defeated Germanys Marcel Adam 21-19 21-13 but he went down to fellow Indian Tarun in the final Both Tarun and Kadam fought till the end but it was the former who emerged victories in the end claiming a 21-17 20-22 21-18 win to capture the yellow metal Kadam said I am disappointed by the result a little as I had given my everything in the game I think Tarun played really well and held nerves at crucial points Every tournament I am playing my game is improving and I am happy with the progress World No 1 Bhagat also went down to compatriot Kumar Nitesh 7-21 21-19 19-21 in a closely fought 50-minute match Nitesh went on to win the gold defeating Japans Daisuke Fujihara with a score line of 21-15 18-21 21-18 In the mixed doubles Pramod and Palak Kohli went down fighting to Japans Daisuke Fujihara and Akiko Sugino in three setsApart from Nitesh and Tarun Parul Parmar SL3 Jyoti Verma SL4 Manisha Ramdas SU5 Hardik Makkar-Ruthik Raghupathi SU5 Arwaz Ansari-Deep Ranjan Bisoyee SL3-SL4 and Manisha Ramdas-Mandeep Kaur SL3-SU5 also won gold medals at the tournament Prem Kumar Ale WH1 Mandeep Kaur SL3 Nithya Sre SH6 Palak Kohli-Parul Parmar SL3-SU5 Chirag Baretha-Mandeep Kaur SL3-SU5 and Tarun Dhillon-Nitesh Kumar SL3-SL4 also returned with silver medals Among bronze winners Manoj Sarkar SL3 Nilesh Gaikwad SL4 Dhingaram SH6 Ammu Mohan WH2 Manoj Sarkar-Vikram Kumar SL3-SL4 Chirag Baretha-Nilesh Gaikwad SU5 Prem Kumar Ale-Abu Hubaida WH1-WH2 Shashank Kumar-Ammu Mohan WH1-WH2 Ammu Mohan WH1-WH2 Arati Patil SL3-SU5 and Nithya Sre-Latatai Umrekar SH6 and Pramod Bhagat-Palak Kohli SL3-SU5 were the prominent names PTI ATK PDS PDS
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