Shreyansh Jaiswal is an Indian badminton player who is currently ranked number 2 in India and 42 in the world. He started playing badminton at a very young age and has been steadily climbing the ranks ever since. In 2018, he won his first international tournament at the Victor Korea Open.
Jaiswal is known for his quick reflexes and powerful smashes. His agility on the court has earned him the nickname “The Indian Flash.” He is currently training under the tutelage of Indian badminton legend, Pullela Gopichand. With Gopichand’s guidance, Jaiswal is sure to continue his upward trajectory in the world of badminton.
Early Life and Career
Shreyansh Jaiswal was born in Gujarat, India on October 10, 1997. He began playing badminton at the age of six. In 2010, he won his first state-level tournament. The following year, he won his first national-level tournament. By 2012, he was ranked number 1 in India in the Under-15 category. Jaiswal continued to dominate in the Under-17 and Under-19 categories, winning multiple tournaments.
In 2018, Jaiswal made his senior debut at the Syed Modi International Badminton Championships. He defeated Olympic silver medalist, Viktor Axelsen, en route to winning the tournament. This victory boosted Jaiswal’s ranking to number 2 in India and 42 in the world. Later that year, he won his first international tournament at the Victor Korea Open.
Training with Gopichand
In 2019, Jaiswal joined forces with Indian badminton legend Pullela Gopichand. Gopichand is a two-time Olympian and former All England Champion. He is also the founder and chief coach of the Gopichand Badminton Academy where he has trained many of India’s top badminton players including Saina Nehwal and PV Sindhu.
Under Gopichand’s guidance, Jaiswal has continued to improve his game. In 2020, he reached the semi-finals of two Super 500 tournaments: Malaysia Open and Thailand Open. He also reached the quarter-finals of another Super 500 tournament: Indonesia Open. His best results at a Majors tournament came at the 2020 World Championships where he reached the round of 16 before losing to eventual champion Kento Momota.
Conclusion: Shreyansh Jaiswal
Shreyansh Jaiswal is one of India’s brightestbadminton prospects. With several national and international titles under his belt, Jaiswal is poised for a breakout year in 2021. Keep an eye on this young player as he looks to make his mark on the sport of badminton!
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