Top 10 Famous Indian Badminton Players: The Reflection of Golden Generation | Rackonnect
- Ashwini Ponnappa.
- Jwala Gutta:
- Aparna Popat.
- Srikanth Kidambi.
- Saina Nehwal.
- PV Sindhu.
- Pullela Gopichand.
- Prakash Padukone.
Moreover, what is badminton called in India?
Also to know is, who is the No 1 player in badminton?
Japan’s Kento Momota has retained the top spot, with 109118 point. Denmark’s Viktor Axelsen found himself in the second position, while his compatriot Anders Antonsen is ranked 3rd.
Who is the God of Badminton?
Is Lin Dan on the decline or is it the start of something new? Born in Fujiyan China, Lin Dan (or Super Dan as his fans appropriately call him), is considered as the greatest of all players to have ever played the game of badminton.
Nandu Natekar was a true artist of his art (Badminton). Natekar first represented India in 1953 at the age of 20. He is referred as the father of Indian Badminton and was the first Indian badminton player to get an international medal for the nation.
Badminton is in fact a mixture of Poona and another old sport called battledore and shuttlecock. Hence, arguments can be made that Poona, battledore and shuttlecock, or badminton itself is the original name of badminton.
Jwala Gutta (born 7 September 1983) is an Indian professional badminton player. Beginning in the late 1990s, she represented India at international events in both mixed and women’s doubles.
the duke of Beaufort
The game is named for Badminton, the country estate of the dukes of Beaufort in Gloucestershire, England, where it was first played about 1873. The roots of the sport can be traced to ancient Greece, China, and India, and it is closely related to the old children’s game battledore and shuttlecock.