Sport
Badminton
Prakash Padukone

Quick Facts

Known As Prakash Padukone
Father’s Name Ramesh padukone
Mother’s Name Ahilya padukone
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Achievements
  • Padma Shri award – 1982
  • Arjuna Award – 1972
  • Won the Indian National Junior Title and Senior Title – 1972
  • He won the National Title consecutively for the next seven years.
  • Won Gold medal for men's singles at the Commonwealth Games in Edmonton, Canada – 1978
  • Won the "Evening of Champions" at the Royal Albert Hall, London – 1979
  • Won the All England Open Badminton Championships – 1979
  • Ranked World No. 1 – 1980
  • Became the first Indian to win the All England Open Badminton Championships - 1980
  • and many more...
Place / From Bangaluru, Karnataka