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Srikanth Kidambi: Indian badminton player

Srikanth Kidambi: Indian badminton player

Srikanth Kidambi is an Indian badminton player. He trains at the Gopichand Badminton Academy, Hyderabad and is supported by the GoSports Foundation. In April 2018, he became the highest ranked men’s badminton player in the world.He is also sponsored by Yonex. In 2018, he was awarded with the Padma Shri, India’s fourth highest civilian award.

Awards

  • ₹ 500,000 award announced for Kidambi from BAI for 2015 Swiss Open Grand Prix Gold victory. He defeated Viktor Axelsen in the final 21–15,12–21,21–14.
  • ₹ 500,000 award announced for Kidambi from BAI for 2015 India Super Series victory. He defeated Viktor Axelsen in the final 18–21, 21–13, 21–12.
  • ₹ 500,000 award announced for Kidambi from BAI for 2017 Indonesia Super Series Premier victory. He defeated Kazumasa Sakai in the final 21-11, 21–19.
  • ₹ 500,000 award announced for Kidambi from BAI for 2017 Australian Super Series victory. He defeated Chen Long in the final 22-20, 21–16.
  • On March 21, 2018, Srikanth received Padma Shri, India’s fourth-highest civilian award from Ram Nath Kovind, the President of India.

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