Racketlon: India announces 13-member squad for Worlds

Racketlon is a combination of four major racket sports — badminton, table tennis, tennis and squash; Ashutosh Pednekar will lead the Indian contingent.

Racketlon India Sports Association is headed by former national badminton champion K.K. Cheema.   -  REPRESENTATIONAL PHOTO/GETTY IMAGES

A 13-member Indian racketlon squad, led by Ashutosh Pednekar, has been picked to compte in the World Championships, to be held in Leipzig, Germany.

Racketlon is a combination of four major racket sports — badminton, table tennis, tennis and squash. Racketlon India Sports Association is headed by former national badminton champion K.K. Cheema.

The squad will have two teams, 1 and 2, competing in the event from November 20-24. Team 1 has two female players and team 2 has one.

Besides Pednekar, also part of the squad is Vikramaditya Chaufla, a badminton player who has represented India in the World University Championships, and Prashant Sen.