Prakash Padukone Wiki, Age, Height, Bio, Worth, Assets, Wife

Prakash Padukone was a famous badminton player who hails from a small village called Padukone in Udupi district, Karnataka. He was born on 10th June 1955 and he won several awards in badminton for the country. He married to Ujwala, who also belongs to the same community. He got married in his early twenties and they were blessed with two daughters. Deepika, who is a Bollywood actress and Anisha Padukone who is a golfer. His father introduced Prakash to the game of badminton and he developed the interest and started enjoying the game.

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Prakash Padukone

Prakash Padukone is a former badminton player who is now the secretary of the ‘Mysore Badminton Association’ who has been part of it from many years. He started playing badminton at a very young age and his father introduced him to the game. He won the state junior title in the year 1964 and in 1971 he won the national senior championship. He also became the youngest player to achieve that success. He won the nine national awards in a row setting it as a record. He became one of the best badminton players in the world. In 1980 he dominated the European players by his game and own the Danish and Swedish open. In 1980, he won the men’s national single at the All England Championship, which was his biggest achievement. After playing and winning so many awards, Prakash Padukone retired in the year 1991. After his retirement he served as the chairman of the badminton association of India for some time and coached the Indian badminton team from 1993-96. He then, started his own academy in the year 1994 along with Vimal Kumar and Vivek Kumar who were his fellow badminton players and stallwarts. In the year 2001, he along with Geet Sethi, the professional player of English billiards co-founded the Olympic Gold Quest that promotes the sports in India. Prakash has also won the Arjuna Award and Padma Shri for his contribution in sports.

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Personal Info

  • Name: Prakash Padukone
  • Nickname: Prakash
  • Date of Birth: 10th June 1955
  • Age: 61 Years
  • Place of Birth: Padukone, Karnataka, India
  • Schools: Not Known
  • College: Not Known
  • Father: Ramesh Padukone
  • Mother: Not Known
  • Marital Status: Married
  • Wife: Ujwala Padukone
  • Children: Deepika Padukone and Anisha Padukone
  • Religion: Hindu
  • Zodiac Sign: Gemini
  • Height: 6’1”
  • Profession: Badminton Player
  • Languages Known: Kannada, Hindi and English
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