I Can Win Gold at Commonwealth Games, Says Parupalli Kashyap

Parupalli Kashyap won a bronze medal in 2010 Commonwealth Games in New Delhi.

updated: July 18, 2014 17:04 IST
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New Delhi: Ace shuttler Parupalli Kashyap, who finished with a bronze at the Delhi Commonwealth Games four years ago, says he is targeting a gold medal in the men's singles and hopes lady luck will be on his side during the Glasgow edition. (Also read: Saina Pulls Out of CWG)

"Gold is a realistic target. With (World No. 1 shuttler) Lee Chong Wei withdrawing, it has opened up the tournament. I am the second seed and I know I can win the gold," Kashyap said ahead of the team's departure to Glasgow, Scotland.

"However, it is not going to be easy as we have players like Wei Feng Chong and Rajiv Ouseph. They both are good players. Rajiv won the silver last time and he had some good results against Chinese players. He also did well at European Championship," he added.

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