Aakarshi Kashyap (Badminton) Height, Age, Boyfriend, Family, Biography & More

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Hometown: Bhilai, Chhattisgarh
Father: Sanjeev Kashyap
Age: 21 Years

Bio/Wiki
Nickname Tannu [1]Facebook- Aakarshi Kashyap
Profession Badminton Player
Physical Stats & More
Height in centimeters– 170 cm
in meters– 1.70 m
in feet & inches– 5’ 7”

Weight in kilograms– 60 kg
in pounds– 132 lbs
Eye Colour Brown
Hair Colour Black
Badminton
Coach Sanjay Mishra
Handedness Right
Medal(s) Gold
• U-17 Krishna Khaitan Memorial All India Junior Ranking Badminton Tournament (2017)
• U-19 All India Junior Ranking Badminton Tournament (2017)
• U-19 and U-17 42nd Junior National Badminton Championship (2017)
• U-17 Khelo Indian School Games (2017)
• Yonex-Sunrise All India Senior Ranking Badminton Tournament (2018)
• Yonex Sunrise All India Senior Ranking tournament (2019)
• 2019 South Asian Games
• Kenya International 2020

Silver
• Bulgarian International 2018
• Uganda International 2020

Bronze
• U-17 Badminton Asia U17 & U15 Junior Championships (2015)
• Senior National Championship 2018

Note: As of 2022, she has won more than 50 gold medals, 22 silver medals, and 15 bronze medals in various badminton matches.

Personal Life
Date of Birth 24 August 2001 (Friday)
Age (as of 2022) 21 Years
Birthplace Bhilai, Chhattisgarh
Zodiac sign Virgo
Nationality Indian
Hometown Bhilai, Chhattisgarh
School Delhi Public School, Rajnandgaon, Chhattisgarh
College/University • Seth RCS Arts & Commerce College, Durg, Chhattisgarh
• Hemchand Yadav University, Durg, Chhattisgarh
Educational Qualifications Bachelor of Arts [2]Sport Star
Relationships & More
Marital Status Unmarried
Family
Parents Father– Sanjeev Kashyap (dermatologist)
Mother– Amita Kashyap

Siblings Brother– Shreyash Kashyap (younger; image in parents’ section)
Favourites
Badminton Player Saina Nehwal
Quote There is only one prove of your ability- RESULT

Some Lesser Known Facts About Aakarshi Kashyap

  • Aakarshi Kashyap is an Indian badminton player, who won a gold medal at the South Asian Games 2019 held in Kathmandu and Pokhara, Nepal.
  • When she was 8 years old, she started playing badminton in her school. After seeing her interest in the game, her father decided to start her professional training in badminton.

    Aakarshi Kashyap’s childhood photo with her brother

  • In 2009, she started training in the game under her coach Sanjay Mishra at Ravi Shankar Stadium, Durg.
  • On 24 August 2014, she won her first badminton match at the All India Ranking Tournament at Sivakasi.
  • In 2016, she joined Prakash Padukone Badminton Academy in Bengaluru. In the same year, Aakarshi won twin crowns in U-17 and U-19 girl’s singles in the 25th Krishna Khaitan Memorial All India Junior Ranking Badminton Tournament.

    Aakarshi Kashyap in one of her matches

  • She then represented India at Asia U-15 and U-17 junior championships held at Kudus, Indonesia. She won a bronze medal in it.
  • In 2017, she won U-17 and U-19 matches in the 42nd Junior National Badminton Championship, Guwahati.

    Aakarshi Kashyap with her Under-19 National Champion trophy

  • In January 2018, she had a 63-minute long match against Gayathri Gopichand, at the Yonex-Sunrise All India Senior Ranking Badminton tournament in Bengaluru.
  • In 2019, she defeated Anura Prabhudesai to win the Yonex Sunrise All India Senior Ranking tournament in Vijayawada.
  • In 2020, she started practising at the Suchitra Badminton Academy in Hyderabad.
  • Kashyap won in the women’s singles category at Kenya International 2020.
  • In December 2021, she won a gold medal at the All India Ranking tournament by defeating Tanya Hemanth with a score of 21–15 and 21–12.
  • In 2022, she qualified for the Uber Cup team, Asian Games, and Commonwealth Games in individual events.
  • In her leisure time, she loves to do painting, listening to music, journaling, and crafting.
  • She is an avid animal lover and owns two pet dogs named Goldy and Simba.

    Aakarshi Kashyap with her pet dogs

  • In 2022, she was selected as the brand ambassador of Chhattisgarh.
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↑1 Facebook- Aakarshi Kashyap
↑2 Sport Star

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