Saurav Ghosal Biography, Age, Wife, Children, Family, State, Religion, Caste, World Ranking & More
Saurav Ghosal is a famous squash player from India and has reached a career-high world ranking in World No. 10 since April 2019. Ghosal has several firsts to his credit, the first Indian to be ranked junior World No one, the first to bag the junior National championship three years in a row and in December of 2006.
|BIRTHDAY||10 August,1986 (Sunday)|
|BIRTH PLACE||Kolkata, West Bengal|
|AGE (in 2022)||35 Years Old|
|HEIGHT||in centimeters- 168 cm|
in meters- 1.68 m
in Feet Inches- 5’ 6”
|WEIGHT||in Kilograms- 65 kg|
in Pounds- 143.3 lbs
Biography in Short
|Full Name||Saurav Ghosal|
|Profession / Role||Squash Player|
|Date of Birth||10 Aug, 1986|
Born on 10th August 1986, Saurav Ghosal is a professional Indian Squash player who has reached on his career-high world ranking of World No. 10 in April 2019. He is one of the most dynamic squash players with various achievements.
Saurav Ghosal Family, Relatives and Other Relations
He is married to Diya Pallikal since February 2017.
|Home Town||Kolkata, West Bengal|
|Address||Kolkata, West Bengal|
|School||Lakshmipat Singhania Academy,Rajasthan|
|Hobbies||Travelling, Listening Music|
|Debut||Asian Games – Incheon (2014)|
|Favorite Food||Non Veg Food|
Saurav Ghosal Professional Career, Ranking, And Coach
Saurav Ghosal shifted to Chennai after finishing his school and was based at ICL squash academy in Chennai and coached by Major Maniam and Cyrus Poncha in Chennai, India. Currently based in Leeds, he trains with Malcolm Willstrop at the Pontefract Squash Club based in West Yorkshire.
Saurav clinched the bronze medal at the Asian Games of 2006 Doha and was awarded the highest honorable award, the Arjuna Award by the President of India in August in 2007 thus becoming the first Squash player from the country to get the award. He is also a good friend of Shubhraneel Burman. He has a height of 168cm and is currently ranked 15th in the world.
Some of his achievements are:-
- In 2004, Saurav won the British Junior Open and became the first Indian who won this title
- At the 2006 National Championship in Delhi, he defeated Gaurav Nandrajog and became the “Indian National Champion”
- Saurav was honoured with the Arjuna Award in 2007 by the Government of India after winning a bronze medal at the 2006 Asian Games
- Bagged two bronze medals in the men’s singles and team event at the 2010 Asian Games, held in Guangzhou, China
- He became the first Indian to reach the quarter-finals of the World Squash Championship in 2013 at Manchester, England
- Clinched a gold medal in the team event and a silver medal in the singles event at the 2014 Asian Games, held in Incheon, South Korea
- Won a bronze medal in the singles event at the 2016 South Asian Games
- Saurav bagged a silver medal in the mixed doubles event at the Commonwealth Games of 2018
- Secured two bronze medals in the singles and team event at the 2018 Asian Games, held in Jakarta, Indonesia
- Became the champion by winning a gold medal at the 2019 Asian Individual Championships
- Saurav Ghosal wins historic bronze medal in CWG 2022 squash
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