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Parupalli Kashyap Biography, Profile, Records, Awards and Achievement

Parupalli Kashyap: Biography, Profile, Records, Awards and Achievement

Parupalli Kashyap was born 8 September 1986 is an Indian badminton player. He gets training at Gopichand Badminton Academy and is supported by Olympic Gold Quest. 

He married fellow badminton player, Saina Nehwal in a private ceremony on 14 December 2018.

He was awarded the Arjuna Award by Government of India in 2012.

 

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Parupalli Kashyap Biography/Wikis

Real Name Parupalli Kashyap
Nickname Not Known
Profession Badminton Player
Age 32  years
Date of Birth 08 September 1986
Birthplace Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh, India
Nationality Indian
Zodiac Sign Virgo
Hometown Hyderabad, Telangana, India
Religion Hinduism
Twitter Handle
Instagram
Caste
Hinduism
Educational Qualification
B.Com
Schools/College
Not Known

Parupalli Kashyap Physical Stats

Height(approx) In Centimeters 173 cm

In Meters  1.73 m

In Inches    5’ 8”

Weight(approx) In Pound 154 lbs

In Kilogram 70 kg

Eye Color Drak Brown
Hair Color Black
Figure Measurement 40-32-14

Parupalli Kashyap Family & Relatives

Father Uday Shankar

 

Mother Subhadra
Brother Not Known
Sister 1 Passed Away
Wife Saina Nehwal

Parupalli Kashyap wedding

Children

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Parupalli Kashyap Favourites

Hobbies Singing
Favourite Cricketer  Sachin Tendulkar
Food Habit Non Vegetarian
Favourite Song Aap Jaisa Koi Meri Zindagi me aae

Parupalli Kashyap Badminton Career

In 2005, Kashyap represented Andhra Pradesh and won the boys’ singles title at the National Junior Open Badminton Championships.

From 2006 he started playing international Tournaments

In the  year 2006, Kashyap was chosen to represent India at the 2006 Asian Games.

His Coach Pulle Gopichand was very happy with his performance

In 2009, Kashyap was a semifinalist at the Dutch Open and the 2009 Senior National Badminton Championships.

At the 2010 Commonwealth Games, he reached the semifinals stage but lost to Rajiv Ouseph of England. He won the bronze medal against chetan Anand.

At the 2012 Summer Olympics,he created history by becoming the only Indian to reach the Quarterfinal stages in the Olympics in Men’s Singles. This achievement led him to 19th rank.

He reached hid career best ranking of 14 after winning Indian Open Grand Prix Gold 2012 

One of the biggest victories for Kashyap came in the 2014 India Super Series when he beat the Chinese world number 6 Wang Zhengming.

He won the Gold medal in 2014 Commonwealth Game.

Lesser Known Fact About Parupalli Kashyap

He married fellow badminton player, Saina Nehwal in a private ceremony on 14 December 2018.

saina-nehwal-kashyap wedding

At the age of 11, Kashyap Parupalli first enrolled with a training camp conducted by S. M. Arif in Hyderabad, India, but later he continued his training at the Gopichand Academy under Pullela Gopichand.

In 2004 he was diagnosed with asthma after a few medical tests.

In 2015 he appeared on the cover of “The man” magazine.

Parupalli-Kashyap-on-the-cover-of-The-Man-magazine

In 2016, he was the member of Hyderabad Hunters team in Premier Badminton League.

Awards & Achievements of Parupalli Kashyap

He won the Arjuna Award in 2012.

For the Gold medal at 2014 Commonwealth Games
  • ₹2.5 million (US$35,000) cash award by Badminton Association of India.
  • ₹5 million (US$70,000) cash award by Telangana government.

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