At just 23 years old, Tarun Kiro is already one of the most exciting young badminton players on the scene. Hailing from India, Tarun Kiro has been turning heads with his consistent performances on the international circuit.
In 2019, he won bronze at the BWF World Championships in Basel, Switzerland, and followed that up with a silver medal at the 2020 edition of the tournament in Thailand. He also has a gold medal from the 2018 Asian Games to his name.
Most recently, he reached the quarterfinals of the 2021 All England Open, one of the most prestigious tournaments in badminton. With his career still very much on the rise, it’s safe to say that we’ll be seeing a lot more of Kiro in the years to come.
Early Life and Career
Born in the small town of Dausa in Rajasthan, India, Kiro began playing badminton at the age of six. He quickly developed a passion for the sport and by age 12, he had started competing in state-level tournaments.
His big break came in 2013 when he won gold at the Under-19 National Championships. That same year, he also competed at his first senior international tournament, the Syed Modi International Badminton Championships. He would go on to win bronze at that event in 2016.
Since then, Kiro has gone from strength to strength on the international circuit. In addition to his World Championships and Asian Games medals, he has also won gold at the 2018 Commonwealth Games and bronze at both the 2017 and 2019 editions of the BWF World Championships.
His best performance at a Super Series event came in 2019 when he reached the semifinals of the Malaysia Masters. He also has two doubles titles to his name, both of which came at high-level tournaments (the 2018 India Open and 2019 Malaysia Masters).
Kiro’s impressive run of form continued into 2021 with a quarterfinal finish at the All England Open. This marked his best ever result at a Super Series Premier event. He defeated two top 10 players en route to that result: world No. 8 Anders Antonsen of Denmark and world No. 9 Chou Tien-chen of Chinese Taipei.
In doing so, he became only the second Indian shuttler ever to reach the quarterfinals of this illustrious tournament.
Conclusion: Tarun Kiro Indian Badminton
There’s no doubt about it: Tarun Kiro is one to watch in badminton circles. Still early in his career, he has already accomplished a great deal and shown himself to be a force to be reckoned with on the court.
With many more years left to compete at the highest level, there’s no telling how far he’ll go or what records he’ll ultimately break. For Indian badminton fans, it’s an exciting time indeed!
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