Parupalli Kashyap, Prannoy Kumar win World Badminton Championships [ Current Affairs ]


About Parupalli Kashyap: Parupalli Kashyap was born on 8th September 1986. He is a badminton player from India. He trains at Gopichand Badminton Academy which is in Hyderabad, India.

Image of Parupalli Kashyap

Image of Parupalli Kashyap

Winner of World Badminton Championship

  • He is also supported by Olympic Gold Quest which is a not - for - profit foundation supporting Indian athletes.
  • He created history by reaching the Quarterfinals of men’s singles at 2012 London Olympics.

His achievements:

  • He received the Arjuna Award by Government of India in 2012.
  • He won the gold medal in men’s singles in Glasgow Commonwealth Games in 2014.

About Prannoy Kumar:

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Image of Prannoy Kumar

Winner of World Badminton Championships

  • Prannoy Kumar was born on 17th July, 1992.
  • He is an Indian badminton player.
  • Currently he trains at the Gopichand Badminton Academy in Hyderabad.
  • He is from Kerala and the get the second number in badminton in India.
  • He is supported by the Go Sports Foundation of Bangalore and he has been also part of their scholarship programme since 2011.

His Achievements:

  • He won the silver medal in Boys’ singles at 2010 Summer Youth Olympics.
  • About winning of World Badminton Championship:
  • Top Indian badminton players Parupalli Kashyap and Prannoy Kumar win World Badminton Championship.

- Published on: August 11, 2015