Srikanth Kidambi is an Indian professional badminton player who is currently ranked as the world number one in men’s singles. Born on February 7, 1993, in Guntur, Andhra Pradesh, Srikanth started playing badminton at a young age and rose through the ranks to become one of India’s top players.
Lee Chong Wei is a Malaysian professional badminton player who is a former world number one in men’s singles. Born on October 21, 1982, in George Town, Penang, Lee started playing badminton at a young age and has represented Malaysia at the international level.
On August 27, 2017, Srikanth Kidambi and Lee Chong Wei faced each other in the final of the 2017 Badminton World Championships. The match took place at the Emirates Arena in Glasgow, Scotland, and was attended by a large crowd of badminton fans.
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The match was closely contested, with both players displaying their impressive skills and athleticism on the court. In the end, Srikanth emerged victorious, defeating Lee in straight games 21-17, 21-19 to win his first world championship title. With the win, Srikanth became the first Indian male player to win a gold medal at the Badminton World Championships.
Srikanth vs Lee Chong Wei was a highly-anticipated match between two of the world’s best badminton players. Srikanth’s victory was a historic moment for Indian badminton and cemented his place among the world’s elite in the sport.
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