Saturday, July 5, 2008

Meet the Legends I - Prakash Padukone

Undoubtedly India’s finest badminton player ever, and the only Indian ever to be ranked world no.1, Prakash Padukone won the Danish Open, Swedish Open and the All England Championships in 1980.

A Padmashree awardee, he also won nine consecutive national championships from 1971 to 1979.

Today, Prakash Padukone remains the inspiration and coach to many yougsters through the Prakash Padukone Badminton Academy in Bangalore.

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