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Parupalli Kashyap Biography & Latest News

Parupalli Kashyap Biography

Parupalli Kashyap is a badminton player from India who is currently ranked No. 9 in the world. Following a short stint at Padukone Academy, Kashyap continued his training at the Gopichand Academy under Pullela Gopichand, a former All England Open Badminton champion. In 2005, Kashyap represented Andhra Pradesh and won the boys' singles title at the National Junior Open Badminton Championship. Subsequently, he appeared in a number of international tournaments. In 2006, he defeated the then world number 19 Przemysław Wacha at the Bitburger Open to reach the semifinals. At the 33rd National Games, Kashyap defeated the then National champion Chetan Anand to win a gold medal for Andhra Pradesh. Keeping up his strong form, he won bronze medals at the 2008 Dutch Open and 2009 Senior National Badminton Championships. At the 2010 Commonwealth Games, Kashyap won the bronze medal for India, after which he made it to the semi-finals of the Indian Open Grand Prix. At the 2012 Summer Olympics, Kashyap lost to top seed Lee Chong Wei in the quarterfinals, creating history in the process as he became the first Indian to reach that stage in the Olympics. On 15th June 2012, Parupalli Kashyap cruised into the semifinals of 2012 Djaram Indonesia Open after upsetting world no. 3 Chen Long and world no. 16 Hans-Kristian Vittinghus of Denmark in the men's singles competition in Jakarta, but then lost in the semis.

Parupalli Kashyap Latest News & Articles

2016 Korea Open: Parupalli Kashyap qualifies for the main draw

Kashyap was the only Indian in action on Tuesday.

2016 Korea Open: Parupalli Kashyap saves three match points to enter final round of qualifying

Kashyap will next face Thailand's World No. 100 Pannawit Thongnuam for a place in the main draw.

India at Korea Open 2016: Schedule, List of Indian players, timings in IST

Here are the Indian shuttlersscheduled to participate in the Korea Open.

Parupalli Kashyap set to return to action at next month's Indonesia Open

This will be his 1st tournament in six months.
Srikanth faces twice Olympic champ Lin Dan in quarters (Preview)

How many medals will India win at the Rio Olympics 2016? Athletes and experts give their opinion

India's best sporting talent gave us their predictions for Rio 2016.

Rio Olympics 2016: Parupalli Kashyap and Ajay Jayaram assess India's badminton chances

Kashyap and Jayaram spoke exclusively to Sportskeeda about India's badminton chances at Rio 2016.

Rio Olympics 2016: Comparing the Indian badminton contingents of London 2012 and Rio 2016

A comparison between India's badminton contingents of Rio 2016 and the five-member squad that went for the London Olympics 2012.

Rio Olympics 2016: Tracing India's performance in Badminton since 1992

A look at the performances of the Badminton players from 1992 to 2012.

Rio Olympics 2016: 5 high profile Indian names missing

Some of the big names from previous Olympics won't be going to Rio this summer.

Analysing the growth in Indian badminton from London 2012 to Rio 2016

A look at how Indian badminton has progressed between London 2012 and Rio 2016.
Saina, Srikanth vault two spots in BWF rankings

Rio Olympics 2016: Parupalli Kashyap out of contention

In his absence, all eyes now rest on Kidambi Srikanth to fulfill our medal hopes.

Interview with Parupalli Kashyap: "Hope to return to competitive action by June"

Parupalli Kashyap talks about his injury and much more in an exclusive interview with Sportskeeda.

Malaysia Open Super Series 2016: Results

Carolina Marin is top seed at the event, with Saina Nehwal third.
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