Kiran George made amends for missing out on the Indian team for the World Juniors by annexing his first senior title at the national level in Bangalore. Kiran who is the current national champion in the under 17 age category and also a silver medallist in the same category at the Asian Junior Championships last year has been steadily showing progress over the last one year.
Mahima Aggarwal partnering Nandagopal won the Kharkiv International Mixed Doubles Title beating another Indian pair Anoushka Parikh and Sourabh Sharma. The 3rd seeded pair of Mahima / Nandagopal upset top seeded pair of Anoushka / Sourabh in the finals with straight sets 21-14, 21-15.
Rahul Bharadwaj's giant killing run came to an end in the finals of the Yonex Sunrise Indian Junior International Grand Prix which concluded in Pune yesterday. Rahul capitulated to the top seed and Junior World No. 2 Kunlavut Vitidsarn rather meekly in straight games 16-21, 11-21. Unseeded Rahul came through two qualifying rounds, winning rather easily against his Chinese and Korean opponents.
Our Academy is housed in a state-of-the art facility with superior amenities. The academy has five courts at the ultra modern K.Raheja Badminton Stadium which is only a five-minute drive from MG Road in Bangalore. Players have access to a swimming pool, fully-equipped gymnasium, squash court, restaurant & can also benefit from an onsite Yonex equipment and goods outlet.
The Prakash Padukone Badminton Academy (PPBA) has collaborated with GoSports (India) Pvt.Ltd to setup the Elite Training Programme at its centre in Bangalore. This programme was conceptualised with the intent of having foreign teams come to the garden city of Bangalore and train at the world class facilities of the PPBA. We also run various Clinics and Exchange Programmes as well.