Prakash Padukone

Prakash Padukone

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Are you Looking for Prakash Padukone Age, Birthday, Height, Net Worth, Family, salary, Weight etc..Find the latest complete information on Prakash Padukone was born on 10 June 1955 in Mysore State, India. He is a badminton player.

Profession(s)Former Indian Badminton Player, Instructor
Physical Stats & More
Height (approx.)in centimeters– 185 cm
in meters– 1.85 m
in feet inches– 6’ 1”
Weight (approx.)in kilograms– 75 kg
in pounds– 165 lbs
Eye ColourBlack
Hair ColourBlack
DebutIn 1962, in Karnataka state junior championship
AchievementsWorld Championships

1983: Ranked 3rd in the singles event at Copenhagen, Denmark

Commonwealth Games

1978: Ranked 1st in the singles event at Edmonton, Canada

Asian Games

1974: Ranked 3rd in the team event at Tehran, Iran
1986: Ranked 3rd in the team event at Seoul, South Korea

World Cup

1981: Ranked 1st in the single events at Kuala Lumpur

World Grand Prix

1979: Ranked 1st in the singles event at Denmark Open
1980: Ranked 1st in the singles event at All England Open

Awards1972: Awarded the Arjuna award
1982: Recieved Padma Shri by the Government of India
2014: Outstanding Achievement award at GQ Men of the Year Awards
2018: Awarded BAI Lifetime Achievement Award
Personal Life
Date of Birth10 June 1955
Age (as in 2018)63 Years
BirthplaceBangalore, Mysore State, India
Zodiac sign/Sun signGemini
HometownBangalore, Mysore State, India
College/UniversityNot Known
Educational QualificationGraduate
CasteBrahmin (Chitrapur Saraswat)

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Relationships & More
Marital StatusMarried
Wife/SpouseUjjala Padukone (Travel Agent)

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Some Lesser Known Facts About Prakash Padukone

  • Does Prakash Padukone smoke?: No
  • Does Prakash Padukone drink alcohol?: No
  • Prakash’s surname ‘Padukone’ was named after his villages name, Padukone, near Kundapura, Udupi district, Karnataka.
  • He had a keen interest in Badminton since his childhood and also won the National Junior Champion in 1964.
  • In 1971, Padukone became the youngest player to win the national senior championship at the age of 16.
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