Chirag Shetty Wiki, Age, Height, Weight, Biography, Family, Career, Cast, Medals, Records, Net Worth, Salary, Girlfriend, State & More
Chirag Shetty is a professional Indian Badminton Player who is born in the city of Mumbai. He is ranked 11th in BWF World Ranking Men.
|Real Name||Chirag Shetty|
|Profession||Indian Badminton Player|
|Date of Birth||04 July 1997|
|Age (as in 2021)||24 years old|
Siblings: Arya Shetty (Sister)
Birth & Early Life
Chirag Shetty was born on 4th July 1997 in Mumbai, India, Chirag took up badminton at a very young age. Although none of his family members had played the sport his father has a keen interest in playing squash. Chirag began his training at the age of seven. He decided to pursue the sport as a career when he turned 16 years old. He trained at the Goregaon Sports Club under the guidance of Uday Pawar.
Education & More
In 2013, Chirag made his professional debut in the Sushant Chipalkatti Memorial India Junior International Badminton Championship. He didn’t make it to the main draw. In 2014, he qualified for the mixed doubles with Kuhoo in the Tata Open India International Challenge. The pair, however, lost the match in Quarterfinals.
He also clinched the gold medal with M.R Arjun in the Swiss Junior Open 2014 Men’s Doubles. In the same year, Chirag brought home his second gold of the year winning the Yonex Belgian Junior against Scotland. He also qualified for the Jati BWF World Junior Championship quarterfinals but lost to Thailand in the Men’s Doubles.
In 2015, Chirag played in several tournaments. The silver medal in the SCG Badminton Asia Junior Championship 2015 Men’s Doubles against Japan brought him to the limelight. The year 2016 was a victorious one for the shuttler. He bagged 4 gold medals in the Men’s Doubles competing in the Yonex Sunrise International Challenge, Tata Open International Challenge, SATS India International Series, and the Mauritius International series. In 2017, Chirag made it to the Men’s Doubles Quarterfinals of the Tata Open India International Challenge but lost the game.
He also claimed his first gold medal of the year in the Yonex Sunrise Vietnam International Challenge. In 2018, Chirag won the silver medal with Satwiksairaj in the Men’s Doubles in the Syed Modi International Badminton Championship. He also won the bronze medal in the Yonex French Open Men’s Doubles. Chirag competed in the Asian Games 2018 in the Men’s doubles event with Rankireddy. In that year, Chirag also brought home the silver medal in the Commonwealth games.
In 2019, Chirag qualified for the Semifinals match against Indonesia.
He also bagged the silver medal in the Yonex Frenc Open Men’s Doubles against Indonesia. He claimed the title in the Toyota Thailand Open Men’s Doubles. In the 34th brazil International Challenge 2019, Chirag won the gold medal in the Men’s doubles. In the same year, He has conferred the Arjuna Award with his partner Satwiksairaj. In 2020. Chirag competed in the Badminton Asia Team Championships and the Daihatsu Indonesia Masters 2020. In 2021, the Mumbai shuttler settled for bronze in the Yonex Swiss open and the Toyota Thailand Open.
|International Debut||5th September 2013|
|Olympic Medals||Gold: 0|
|Other Medal||Gold: 8|
|Coach/Mentor||Uday Pawar, Mathia Boe|
Personal Life & More
His Zodiac sign is Cancer.
Physical Status & More
|Height (approx.)||193 cm|
|Hair Colour||Dark Brown|
|Eye Colour||Light Brown|
Some Important Facts About Chirag Shetty
- Chirag has won 8 BWF titles in the Men’s doubles.
- Currently, Chirag and his partner are ranked 10th overall.
- Chirag loves to travel.
Social Media Presence
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|Wikipedia||Chirag Shetty Wikipedia|
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