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|Birth name||Arvind Bhat|
|Born||7 June 1979|
|Height||6 ft 1 in (1.85 m)|
|Coach||Geetha Badhe, KP Vasanth Kumar, Vimal Kumar, Prakash Padukone, Vinod Kumar, P Gopichand.|
|Highest ranking||22 (29 October 2009)|
|Current ranking||retired from professional Badminton|
Arvind started his career in Youth centre at the age of 11 in 1991. He proved his mettle at a young age by winning many age group level events at the state. Trained at Sadashivanagar club from 1994-1997. He trained at Karnataka Badminton association from 1997-2015.
He went on to win Sr. State Championships in 2001. His performance at State and National level in the year 2001-2002 got the nod of selectors and was selected in the Indian team in the year 2002. He also got a call from German clubs to play at the leagues matches there and made a base in Europe for the next 12 years living there for 3–5 months in a year every year. Arvind represented India for 13 years playing in all major events in the world being on tour for almost 8–9 months in a year.
Arvind Bhat won the national championships in India in the year 2008. This was his first National Championships title. This he attained after reaching the finals 4 times in the previous 7 years. Then again he won the title in 2011 defeating Kashyap P in what would be called one of the best Championship finals.
On the international level he has won 7 International title including the Scottish Open 2004, the Czech International 2007 and the 2014 German Open. With the 1. BC Bischmisheim he reached gold in the German team championships 2008. He has represented India in more than 100 International events. More recently he participated in Asian games 2010 in Guanzhou, China and was in the Indian team for Sudirman Cup 2011.
Winning the German Open 2014 is the high light of his career. He made his best result at the age of 35. This is probably a very rare event in the field of Badminton.
Married to Pallavi Sengupta, a former Bengal player who has played up to the National level for her state West Bengal. Pallavi is a manager at Titan company limited. They have a son named Paarth.
Arvind's parents are BP Saraswathi and B Prabhakar. His brother Avinash Bhat was a former National level player and sister Dr. Anupama Bhat also was involved in sports. She was a president guide. Both his siblings are settled in the US.
Since retirement Arvind has co-founded White Peacock Badminton Academy in Bangalore, he is also the head coach for Bengaluru Blasters, Premier Badminton League team. After resigning from WPBA he is Currently the Co-founder and chief coach of Level Up Badminton Academy, Bangalore which he co-founded along with his childhood friend Prashanth. He currently co-owns Bengaluru Raptors team at the premier badminton league. He is national selector for junior India team and also one of the coaches for the Indian senior team.
Schooling at St. Joseph's Indian high school until 10th Standard. PUC at MES College of science. Engineering at UVCE, Bangalore in Mechanical branch.
|2004||Scottish Open||Men's singles||1||Arvind Bhat|
|2007||Syria International||Men's singles||1||Arvind Bhat|
|2007||Jordan International||Men's singles||1||Arvind Bhat|
|2007||Czech International||Men's singles||1||Arvind Bhat|
|2008||India: National Championships||Men's singles||1||Arvind Bhat|
|2008||Bitburger Open||Men's singles||2||Arvind Bhat|
|2008/2009||Bundesliga||Team||1||1. BC Bischmisheim|
|2009/2010||Bundesliga||Team||3||SG EBT Berlin|
|2014||German Open||Men's Singles||1||Arvind Bhat|