Parupalli Kashyap Age, Wife, Family, Caste, Biography & More

Parupalli Kashyap Age, Wife, Family, Caste, Biography & More

Parupalli Kashyap is an Indian badminton player. He was born on September 8, 1986, in Andhra Pradesh, India. He started playing badminton at a young age and showed a lot of promise as a junior player. He made his mark on the international badminton circuit in 2006 when he won the Indian Junior Open title.

Bio/Wiki
Profession Badminton Player
Physical Stats & More
Height (approx.) in centimeters– 173 cm
in meters– 1.73 m
in feet inches– 5’ 8”
Weight (approx.) in kilograms– 70 kg
in pounds– 154 lbs
Body Measurements (approx.) – Chest: 40 inches
– Waist: 32 inches
– Biceps: 14 inches
Eye Colour Dark Brown
Hair Colour Black
Badminton
International Debut Year, 2006
Domestic/State Team Andhra Pradesh
Coach/Mentor Pullela Gopichand
Awards, Achievements 2006
• Gold Medal at the National Games
• Gold Medal at All-India PSPB Inter-unit Badminton Championship
• Gold Medal at Canara Bank All-India Senior Badminton Championship
2010
• Silver Medal at the New Delhi Commonwealth Games in Mixed Team
• Bronze Medal at the New Delhi Commonwealth Games in Men’s Singles
2012
• India Open Grand Prix Gold title in Men’s Singles
• Arjuna Award by the Government of India
2014
Gold Medal at Glasgow Commonwealth Games in Men’s Singles
2015
India Open Grand Prix Gold title in Men’s Singles
2016
Bronze Medal at the Hyderabad Badminton Asia Team Championships in Men’s team
Personal Life
Date of Birth 8 September 1986
Age (as in 2018) 32 Years
Birthplace Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh, India
Zodiac sign/Sun sign Virgo
Nationality Indian
Hometown Hyderabad, Telangana, India
Educational Qualification Bachelor of Commerce (B.Com.)
Religion Hinduism
Caste Not Known
Food Habit Non-Vegetarian
Hobbies Singing
Girls, Affairs, and More
Marital Status Married
Affairs/Girlfriends Saina Nehwal (Badminton Player)

Marriage Date 14 December 2018
Marriage Place Hyderabad

Family
Wife/Spouse N/A
Parents Father– Uday Shankar
Mother– Subhadra
Siblings Brother– Not Known
Sister– 1 (Name Not Known, Died)
Favorite Things
Favourite Cricketer Sachin Tendulkar
Favourite DJ(s) Calvin Harris, Kygo
Favourite Musician(s)/Band(s) Linkin Park, Rihanna, Metallica, Eminem, Nirvana, Sukhwinder Singh, Sonu Nigam, S. P. Balasubrahmanyam
Favorite Song ‘Aap Jaisa Koi Meri Zindagi’ of film ‘Qurbani’ (1980)

 

Some Lesser Known Facts About Parupalli Kashyap

  1. He is a Mechanical Engineer: Apart from being a badminton player, Parupalli Kashyap is also a qualified mechanical engineer. He completed his engineering degree from Andhra University.
  2. First Indian male badminton player to reach the Olympics quarterfinals: Parupalli Kashyap created history in 2012 by becoming the first Indian male badminton player to reach the quarterfinals at the Olympic Games. He achieved this feat at the London Olympics.
  3. He has been coached by Pullela Gopichand: Parupalli Kashyap has been trained by legendary Indian badminton player and coach Pullela Gopichand. Gopichand has been instrumental in shaping the careers of several Indian badminton players, including Saina Nehwal and PV Sindhu.
  4. He has won the Arjuna Award: Parupalli Kashyap was honored with the Arjuna Award, one of the highest sports awards in India, in 2012. The award recognizes outstanding achievement in sports and is given by the Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports, Government of India.
  5. He has a record against Lee Chong Wei: Parupalli Kashyap is one of the few badminton players who have a winning record against Malaysian great Lee Chong Wei. He has defeated Lee Chong Wei twice in his career, including at the 2014 Commonwealth Games, where he won the gold medal.
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