- Indian badminton nice Prakash Padukone has been hospitalised having contracted coronavirus
- Padukone is alleged to be doing fantastic, with all vitals steady
- Pudkone was the primary Indian to win the All England Open in 1980
The novel coronavirus is wreaking havoc all throughout the nation, with individuals struggling for hospital beds, important medicines and oxygen provides. Be it filmstars, politicians or sportspersons, the virus hasn’t spared anybody. After a variety of optimistic instances emerged amongst cricketers within the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2021, the nation’s iconic badminton participant Prakash Padukone has been hospitalised due to Covid an infection.
India’s badminton entered its golden interval just a few years in the past, with the likes of PV Sindhu, Saina Nehwal and Kidambi Srikanth difficult the world’s greatest for the highest honours. It was, nevertheless, Padukone who was the primary shuttler from the nation to make the correct noise on the worldwide degree.
As per stories, Padukone is doing fantastic despite the fact that he has been hospitalised. He’s stated to be recovering from the an infection and all his parameters are steady.
Prakash, who’s the daddy of well-known Bollywood actress Deepika Padukone, is a real legend within the Indian sporting fraternity. He was thought-about among the many greatest shuttlers not simply in India however internationally through the 1970s and 1980s.
In 1980, he had turn out to be the primary Indian to win the distinguished All England Open. He had completed runner-up within the competitors the very subsequent 12 months. Solely Pullela Gopichand has managed to match Padukone’s feat within the competitors, having received the All England Open himself in 2001.
Padukone bid adieu to the sport in 1991 and have become the chairman of the Badminton Affiliation of India (BAI). He additionally took up teaching and mentored the Indian Nationwide Badminton crew from 1993 to 1996.