Hometown: Bhilai, Chhattisgarh
Father: Sanjeev Kashyap
Age: 21 Years
|Nickname||Tannu Facebook- Aakarshi Kashyap|
|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
• 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
Note: As of 2022, she has won more than 50 gold medals, 22 silver medals, and 15 bronze medals in various badminton matches.
|Date of Birth||24 August 2001 (Friday)|
|Age (as of 2022)||21 Years|
|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 Sport Star|
|Relationships & More|
Father– Sanjeev Kashyap (dermatologist)
Mother– Amita Kashyap
|Siblings||Brother– Shreyash Kashyap (younger; image in parents’ section)|
|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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