Kajiwara wins men’s WH2 badminton gold for Japan
Written by tokyoclub on September 5, 2021
Daiki Kajiwara of Japan beat South Korean top seed Kim Jung Jun in the men’s WH2 badminton singles final on Sunday to claim gold.
The 19-year-old from Fukuoka was too strong in the 21-18, 21-19 win at Yoyogi National Stadium, beating the four time singles world champion despite being unseeded in the tournament.
Japan’s Daiki Kajiwara plays a shot against South Korea’s Kim Jung Jun in the men’s WH2 badminton singles final at the Tokyo Paralympics on Sept. 5, 2021. (Kyodo)