NAGPUR: India defeated Germany 3-0 in the BWF World Junior (U-19) Mixed Team Championships at Lima, Peru on Saturday.
In the group match, India outsmarted Germany without losing a single game. With this fluent victory, Indian will be placed at the ninth spot provided they win their last outing.
India had finished 13th in the last edition.
India will now play Korea later tonight. The Koreans had beaten Singapore 3-1 in their previous match on Saturday.
India beat Germany (3-0) M.R. Arjun-Chirag Shetty bt Bjarne Geiss-Jan Colin Volker 21-18, 21-17; Sri Krishna Priya K bt Miranda Wilson 21-10, 21-11; A.S.S. Siril Verma bt Felix Hammes 21-14, 21-13.