Aakarshi Kashyap Wiki, Age, Height, Weight, Biography, Family, Career, Cast, Medals, Records, Net Worth, Salary, Husband, State & More
Aakarshi Kashyap was an Indian Badminton player. She made her debut All India Ranking tournament in 2014. She was a part of the national women’s team in the south Asian games 2019. Aakarshi is one of the many talented sportspersons who proves to us that passion and perseverance are bridges to achieve one’s goal.
|Indian Badminton Player
|Date of Birth
|24th August 2001
|Age (as in 2021)
|20 years old
|Father: Sanjeev Kashyap
Mother: Amita Kashyap
Birth & Early Life
Aakarshi Kashyap was born on 24th August 2001 in Bhilai, Chattisgarh. She was born to Sanjeev Kashyap, a dermatologist, and Amita Kashyap. She has a younger brother named Shreyash. Aakarshi studied in Delhi Public School, Rajnandgaon, Chattisgarh. It was her father who encourages her to improve her fitness and physical training. She is currently doing her BA at Seth Sugan Chand Surana College, Durg.
Aakarshi started playing badminton in 2009 under Coach Sanjay Mishra at Ravi Shankar Stadium, Durg. She used to train by herself at the badminton courts of steel Bhilai playing with local players three against one.
Education & More
|Delhi Public School, Rajnandgaon, Chattisgarh
|Seth Sugan Chand Surana College, Durg
Kashyap’s first win was at the All India Ranking Tournament at Sivakasi on August 24th, 2014. She won the nationals title at Vishakhapatnam in November 2015. Aakarshi dreams to become an Olympic Medalist someday.
On 28th April 2016, the Chattisgarh shuttler won the twin crowns in the U-15 and U-17 girls’ single category at the PNB MetLife Junior Badminton Championship Season 2 National Finals.
In 2016, Kashyap began training in Prakash Padukone Academy in Bengaluru. She stayed with her mother in an accommodation sponsored by Olympic Gold Quest a non-profit organization. The young Kashyap claimed twin crowns in U-17 U-19 girl’s singles in the 25th Krishna Khaitan Memorial All India Junior Ranking Badminton Tournament organized by Express Shuttle Club on October 16, 2016.
In November 2016, Aakarshi won against Paranali Karani in the USD 17500 Tata Open India International Challenge tournament at the Cricket Club of India court.
She was selected to represent India in the badminton Asia U-15 and U-17 junior championships 2017 held at Kudus, Indonesia where she bagged a bronze medal. In November 2017 Aakarshi lost against the London Games Bronze Medallist Saina in the senior National Badminton Championship. But this match put drew her into the spotlight. In December 2017 she scored a double win in the 42nd Junior National Badminton Championship (U-17, U-19) held in Guwahati.
In the Khelo Indian School Games held in January 2018, the Bhilai player won in the U-17 match. India’s ranked player won the girl’s singles title of the Yonex sunrise all India junior ranking badminton tournament in May 2018.
In 2020, Kashyap began practicing at the Suchitra Badminton Academy in Hyderabad. The ace shuttler from Chhattisgarh won the title in the women’s singles category at Kenya International 2020, which is the BWF Future Series event.
Personal Life & More
Aakarshi is currently single and not dating. She is focused on getting ready. Her net worth is 0.5 – 1 million dollars.
|0.5 $ – 1 M $
Physical Status & More
Some Important Facts About Aakarshi Kashyap
- Aakarshi Kashyap started as a track athlete in 2007. It was her father who encouraged her to play badminton
- Kashyap won her first major title at the All India Ranking tournament on her 13th birthday
The Chhattisgarh shuttler considers P.V. Sindhu as her role model.
- She is an avid dog lover and has two German shepherds named Gold and Simba.
She is ranked 115 in world women’s singles.
- Aakarshi is a brand ambassador of Micro Labs Ltd., a multi-faceted health organization
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