Sunday, January 23, 2011

R.M.V. Guru Sai Dutt

Guru Sai Dutt is one of India's rising badminton talents. He became interested in badminton when he went for a summer camp at the LB stadium in Hyderabad at the age of 10. He took up badminton as a sport after getting inspired watching P.Gopichand play at a local stadium.

He then went on to further develop his badminton skills at the Pullela Gopichand badminton academy in Hyderabad. Guru is one of the most promising badminton players for the future and is now supported by the OGQ (Olympic Gold Quest) foundation.

Guru Sai Dutt

Fact File:

Guru Sai Dutt was born on: 1-Mar-1990
He is from: Hyderabad, India.
His current world ranking is: 57

Notable Achievements:

Guru Sai Dutt won the national sub-juniors doubles title.

Guru Sai Dutt won a bronze medal at the BWF World junior championships held at Pune.

Guru Sai Datt won the Gold medal at the Commonwealth Youth Games at Pune, defeating Aditya Prakash of India, 21-18, 20-22, 21-18

He also won the Dutch junior international badminton tournament held at Harlem, in the same year.

After winning the Dutch junior, R.M.V. Guru Sai Dutt went on to win his maiden men’s singles title defeating Andy Sabutro of Indonesia 21-13, 22-20 in the final of the Bahrain International Challenge badminton championship in Bahrain.

Guru Sai Dutt created a big upset by defeating former All-England champion Muhammad Hafiz Hashim to reach the semi-finals of the Yonex Sunrise India Open Grand Prix Gold badminton championships.

Guru represented India at the South Asian games & won a silver medal in the singles category & a gold medal in the team event.


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