Abhinn Shyam Gupta

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Abhinn Shyam Gupta (born in Allahabad October 22, 1979) is a male badminton player from India. Presently he lives in City of Allahabad and is a former national champion in singles.[1] Gupta played badminton at the 2004 Summer Olympics in men's singles, losing in the round of 32 to Park Tae-sang of Korea.[2]

Gupta received Arjuna Award for his contribution to the Indian badminton.[3]

Education and Profession[edit]

Abhinn is graduate in B.Com. from Allahabad University, Allahabad. Currently, he is employed with Indian Oil Corporation Limited, Subedar Terminal, Allahabad as Dy. Manager.

Records[edit]

Abhinn is a Limca book record holder in 2004. He is the first shuttler of India who becomes national champion in all the categories viz., mini, sub-junior, junior (twice), and senior (twice).

Major participation[edit]

  • Common Wealth Games-Kualalampur – 1998
  • World Championship-Copenhagen – 1999
  • French Super Series 2001 - Winner
  • Seville – 2001
  • Manchester – 2002
  • Asian Games-Busan – 2002
  • Birmingham – 2003
  • World Olympics-Athens Olympic – 2004
  • U.S.A. (Qualified for the World Championship) – 2005

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Abinn Shyam Gupta lives up to his top billing". Sportstar. 14 September 2002. Retrieved 25 January 2010. 
  2. ^ "Abhinn Shyam Gupta". Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved 25 January 2010. 
  3. ^ List of Arjuna Awardees