Paddler Sutirtha moves into second round

24 Jul 2021: Sutirtha Mukherjee on her Olympics debut registered a fantastic comeback to a 4-3 win against higher-ranked Linda Bergstrom of Sweden in Women’s singles at Tokyo Metropolitan Gym, here on Saturday.

Playing on Table number 3, Mukherjee showed tremendous determination to down her Swedish opponent after trailing 1-3 in the best of seven affairs. She won with a scoreline of 5-11, 11-9, 11-13, 9-11, 11-3, 11-9, 11-5.

Next she will face Y. Fu of Portugal in second round on Monday.

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  1. Sutirtha showed that the desire to win is the key to success. Keep going..

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