Srikanth Kidambi is an Indian badminton player who trains at the Gopichand Badminton Academy, Hyderabad. Srikanth Nammalwar Kidambi was born in Ravulapalem, Andhra Pradesh on 7 February 1993 to a Telugu family.
He stated on his Instagram bio, that he used to become the world number 1. Kidambi was awarded the Padma Shri, India’s fourth highest civilian award, in 2018 and the Arjuna award in 2015. In 2021, he became the first ever Indian to reach the World Championship final in the men’s singles discipline and lose the final to Loh Kean Yew in straight set.
Recently in Commonwealth Game 2022: Kidambi Srikanth won Bronze in Badminton Men’s Singles
FULL NAME: Srikanth Nammalwar Kidambi
BORN: February 7, 1993
HEIGHT: 1.77 m (5 ft 10 in)
STATE: Andhra Pradesh
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.
|Profession||India Badminton Player|
|Birth Name||Srikanth Nammalwar Kidambi|
|Father’s Name||KVS Krishna (Kittu Kidambi)|
|Brother’s Name||K. Nandagopal|
|DOB||7 February 1993|
|Age||28 Years (As of 2021)|
|Birth Place||Ravulapalem, Andhra Pradesh, India|
|Hobby||Spending quality time with close friends|
|Physical Stats & More|
|Height (approx.)||in centimeters- 176 cm|
in meters- 1.76 m
in Feet Inches- 5′ 9″
|Weight (approx.)||in Kilograms- 65 Kg|
in Pounds- 143 lbs
|Body Measurements (approx.)||– Chest: 38 Inches|
– Waist: 30 Inches
– Biceps: 13 Inches
Family and Girlfriend
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.
|Family||Father– Kittu Kidambi (Landowner)|
Mother– Radha (homemaker)
Brother– Nandagopal Kidambi (Elder, Badminton player, Auditor at Indian Audit & Accounts Department)
Sister (Cousin)– Ruthvika Shivani (Younger, Badminton player)
|International Debut||In 2011, Commonwealth Youth Games|
|Achievements (main ones)||• He won “China Open Super Series Premier” (2014) and became the first Indian to do so.|
• Kidambi won a gold medal at “Swiss Open Grand Prix Gold” in 2015, became first Indian to do so.
• On 18 June 2017, he won Indonesia Open Super Series Premier Title after beating Japan’s Sakai.
• In April 2018, Kidambi moved to the top of the men’s singles rankings with 76895 points.
|Highest Ranking||1 (12 April 2018)|
|Records||On 19 December 2021, he created history in Huelva when he became the first Indian man to reach the final of the World Championship.|
Men’s Singles: Records and Rankings
|Career Record||243 wins, 130 losses|
|Highest Ranking||1st (As of 12 April 2018)|
|Current Ranking||15 (As of 26 October 2021)|
|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|
|2022 Men’s singles||Bronze|
Networth and Income
Some Important Points About Srikanth Nammalwar Kidambi
Some important points about Srikanth Nammalwar Kidambi are as follows.
- CWG 2022: Kidambi Srikanth Eases His Way to Bronze in Badminton Men’s Singles
- 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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