Srikanth Kidambi Biography, Badminton Career, Age, Family

Recently you have heard about an Indian badminton player “Srikanth Kidambi” who has entered the BWF World Championships finals. Through this writing you are going to know all about India’s pride “Srikanth Kidambi”, in order to get the detailed information about him i.e. to read Srikanth Kidambi Biography, you need to keep reading this article. So, read the article till the end and know all about his journey as a badminton player.

Srikanth Kidambi Biography

Srikanth Kidambi aka Srikanth Nammalwar Kidambi was born on 7 February 1993 at Ravulapalem, Andhra Pradesh, India. He is an Indian badminton player who trains the new bees Gopichand Badminton Academy, Hyderabad. In Men’s singles, he has made 243 wins, and recently he is in the news because of his playing.

Srikanth Nammalwar Kidambi has made his entry to the BWF World Championships, he is the only Indian men’s singles badminton player who has entered the Championship’s final. Citizens are considering his stand on BWF World Championships as historic because no one had entered the final before the Srikanth Kidambi.

Srikanth Kidambi Biography

Wish to know more about Srikanth Kidambi? Read the details which are tabulated below, we will find more about his personal life and the medal that he had won till the present time.

Srikanth Kidambi

Srikanth Nammalwar Kidambi is an Indian player who has recently entered the BWF World Championships Final.

Personal Information

Country India
Profession India Badminton Player
Birth Name Srikanth Nammalwar Kidambi
Father’s Name KVS Krishna (Kittu Kidambi)
Mother’s Name Radha
Brother’s Name K. Nandagopal
DOB 7 February 1993
Age 28 Years (As of 2021)
Birth Place Ravulapalem, Andhra Pradesh, India
Religion Hinduism
Marital Status Unmarried
Hobby Spending quality time with close friends
Height 1.77 m (5 ft 10 in)
Weight 73 kg (161 lb)
Handedness Right
Coach Pullela Gopichand

Men’s Singles

Career Record 243 wins, 130 losses
Career Titles 10
Highest Ranking 1st (As of 12 April 2018)
Current Ranking 15 (As of 26 October 2021)

Medal Records while representing India in Men’s Badminton

Matches Medal

Commonwealth Games

2018 Gold Coast (Mixed team) Gold
2018 Gold Coast (Men’s singles) Silver

Asia Team Championships

2020 Manila (Men’s team) Bronze
2016 Hyderabad (Men’s team) Bronze

South Asian Games

2016 Guwahati–Shillong (Men’s team) Gold
2016 Guwahati–Shillong (Men’s singles) Gold
2019 Kathmandu–Pokhara (Men’s team) Gold

Asian Junior Championships

2011 Lucknow (Mixed team) Bronze

Commonwealth Youth Games

2011 Douglas (Mixed doubles) Silver
2011 Douglas (Boys’ doubles) Bronze

Srikanth Nammalwar Kidambi Family Members

Some trusted media sources, we have collected something about his family. Srikanth Nammalwar Kidambi’s father’s name is KVS Krishna, who is a landlord and his mother’s Radha is a house. Srikanth has an older brother named K. Nandagopal, who is also a badminton player.

It is expected that Srikanth Nammalwar Kidambi will win a Silver medal, if he wins gold then it will be a pride moment for the whole India. Let’s see what happens in the finals.

Some Important Points About Srikanth Nammalwar Kidambi

Some important points about Srikanth Nammalwar Kidambi are as follows.

  • He was honored with the Padma Shri award in 2018 by the President of India, which is India’s fourth-highest civilian award.
  • In April 2018, he was ranked as world number 1 at the BWF World Championships.
  • He also has received the Arjuna Award (Arjuna Awards for Outstanding Performance in Sports and Games) in 2015, which is the second-highest sporting honor of India.

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