Kidambi Srikanth enters Rio Olympics quarters: Twitterati laud Indian shuttler

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Rio de Janeiro, Aug 15: Ace Indian shuttler Kidambi Srikanth defeated Denmark's Jan O Jorgensen to enter the quarter-finals of the Rio Olympics 2016 here on Monday.

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World No.11 Srikanth registered a 21-19, 21-19 triumph in 42 minutes over the world No.5 Jorgensen in the pre-quarterfinal tie.

Shuttler Kidambi Srikanth enters Rio Olympics quarters

11th ranked Srikanth will now face China's Lin Dan, who is 6 time All England Champion, 2 time Olympic champion and 5 time world champion.

Soon after his victory people congratulated the shuttler on Twitter:

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Story first published: Monday, August 15, 2016, 19:40 [IST]
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