Srikanth Kidambi Wiki, Age, Height, Weight, Biography, Family, Career, Cast, Medals, Records, Net Worth, Salary, Wife, State, Ranking, Couch & More
Srikanth Kidambi is an Indian Badminton Player trained by Pullela Gopichand at the Gopichand Badminton Academy, Hyderabad. His birth name is Srikanth Nammalwar Kidambi. His rank in world no. 1 comes at the BWF ranking in April 2018. He was the first Indian Badminton Player to win a Super Series Premier men’s title.
|Real Name||Srikanth Nammalwar Kidambi|
|Profession||Indian Badminton Player|
|Date of Birth||07 February 1995|
|Age (as in 2021)||25 years old|
|Birth Place||Ravulapalem, Andhra Pradesh, India|
|Family||Father: KVS Krishna|
Mother: Radha Kidambi
Brother: Nandagopal Kidambi
|Home Town||Guntur, Andhra Pradesh, India|
Birth & Early Life
Srikanth was born in Ravulapalem, Andhra Pradesh on 7 February 1993 in a Telugu family of KVS Krishna and Radha Kidambi. He belongs to an agricultural family, where his father KVS Krishna is a farmer and a landlord and his mother Radha Kidambi is a housewife. He has an elder brother whose name is Nandagopal Kidambi who is also a badminton player. Srikanth was awarded the Padma Shri, India’s fourth-highest civilian award in 2018.
Education & More
|Awards||Arjuna Award for Badminton in 2015, CNN-IBN Indian of the Year in Sports, Padma Shri, India’s fourth-highest civilian award in 2018|
In April 2018, Kidambi moved to the top of the men’s singles rankings with 76895 points. He won the Indonesia Open Super Series Premier title after beating Japan’s Sakai in 2017. In the Thailand Open Grand Prix Gold event, he won the men’s title by beating the world ranking of no. 8 at that time and his favorite player Boonsak Ponsana.
|Olympic Medals||Gold: 0|
|Other Medal||Gold medal at Swiss Open Grand Prix Gold in 2015, |
Silver medal in Commonwealth Youth Games in the year 2011 at Douglas and Bronze medal in Asian Junior Championships in the year 2011 at Lucknow
|Best Record||World highest ranking of no. 1 in April 2018 and current ranking is 14|
Personal Life & More
His birthday is in the month of February 7, birth sign is Aquarius and hobbies is spending time with close friends and family.
|Net worth||Rs.38 crore|
Physical Status & More
|Height (approx.)||5-10”(In Feet)|
Some Important Facts About Srikanth Kidambi
- Srikanth was ranked 240 in 2012 and made a major jump to the direct 13th rank in the year 2013.
- He defeated Olympic Champion, Chen Long in the Australian Open Super Series.
- He has recognized himself after beating Parupalli Kashyap in the All India Senior National Championships in 2013.
Social Media Presence
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