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Valiyaveetil Diju Biography & Latest News

Valiyaveetil Diju Biography

Valiyaveetil Diju is an Indian badminton player from Kerala who, along with partner Jwala Gutta, is a National mixed-doubles champion. He started off his career representing Calicut University at All India University Championships. In 2002, Diju along with his partner won the Indian National Badminton Championships (doubles) at Lucknow following which he won the Bitburger Open Championship in Germany. It was a major breakthrough for him as it was India's first mixed-doubles Grand Prix win. In 2006, he won bronze medal in Commonwealth Games at Melbourne. On 30 August 2009, Diju and his partner Jwala Dutt competed at the mixed doubles event to win a Gold title at the Chinese Taipei Grand Prix. Later that year. the pair went on to pick up a couple of silver medals at the World Super Series Masters. Diju and Jwala competed at the 2012 Summer Olympics but were unsuccessful in their campaign.

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Shuttler Diju ties the knot
Shuttler Diju ties the knot
No mixed doubles without Jwala, says Diju
No mixed doubles without Jwala, says Diju
Kashyap offers a sliver of hope even as Archers drop their quivers
Kashyap offers a sliver of hope even as Archers drop their quivers
Jwala-Diju lose their final match; India out of mixed doubles contention
Jwala-Diju lose their final match; India out of mixed doubles contention
London Olympics: Complete schedule of Indian athletes on Tuesday
London Olympics: Complete schedule of Indian athletes on Tuesday
What lies ahead for Diju-Jwala?
What lies ahead for Diju-Jwala?
Olympics badminton: Jwala-Diju suffer second straight defeat
Olympics badminton: Jwala-Diju suffer second straight defeat
India at London 2012: Are the expectations weighing us down?
India at London 2012: Are the expectations weighing us down?
Team India at London 2012: Day one wrap
Team India at London 2012: Day one wrap
Olympic result: Jwala, Diju lose opening match
Olympic result: Jwala, Diju lose opening match
Team India at London 2012: Day one preview
Team India at London 2012: Day one preview
Olympic badminton: Saina best bet for a medal
Olympic badminton: Saina best bet for a medal
List of Indian athletes at London
List of Indian athletes at London
We have a good chance of an Olympic medal: Diju
We have a good chance of an Olympic medal: Diju
Archers, badminton players exude confidence at send-off
Archers, badminton players exude confidence at send-off
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