Kidambi Srikanth…Gopichand Badminton Academy nundi mana India ki dorikina inko aanimuthyam… Oke year lo (2017) lo four Super series lu gelichina first Indian Badminton player.
Ee year lo athadu gelichina 4 super series titles are against – Indonesia, Australia, Denmark and recent ga cheppalante 2 weeks lo 2 titles gelichesaadu mana gunturoodu ( Denmark lastweek and French open in the current week).
We are presenting you interesting facts about his 25 year old Guntur Ghaatu Mirchi…
1.Srikanth Nammalwar Kidambi puttindi Guntur lo (later family shifted to Hyderabad) and His father KVS Krishna is Land lord and mother Radha is house wife and Srikanth ki oka anna unnadu Nandagopal (he is also badminton player).
2.He got trained at Pullela Gopichand Badminton academy and sponsored by GoSports Foundation, Bangalore.
3.In 2017 Australia Super Series , he has defeated Oylmpic champion Chen Long
4.He is very known for his attacking way of playing game and Jump smash
5.He received Arjuna Award In badminton in 2015
6.Srikanth was 8 years old when he started badminton under coach Sudhakar Reddy and Sudhakar gaaru says “If the morning practice would begin at 7, Srikanth would turn up at 8, after we had finished the warm-up and exercising, he was poor about fitness and eating”.
7.Initially Srikanth was better in doubles and his brother Nandagopal was good at Singles but now Srikanth plays singles and his brother has shifted to doubles.8.In 2012 his rank was 240 and by May 2013 he jumped to rank 13.9.In 2014 China open he defeated his Idol in Badminton Lin Dan. He says “I had grown up thinking of Lin Dan as my idol. So to win my first Super Series title by beating him in China was a great feeling. I don’t think I will ever have a victory like the one at the China Open”.10.He was bought by Bengaluru-based franchise the Bengaluru Top Guns in Premier Badminton League (PBL) auction for a price of USD 80,000.
We congratulate and wish him all the very best for his career.