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Prakash Padukone

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Prakash Padukone | Deepika Padukone's father | First Indian to become World Badminton Champion

 

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Watch: Prakash Padukone turns teary-eyed after receiving Lifetime Achievement Award

 

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Badminton great Prakash Padukone in action: Rare Video

 

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Prakash Padukone - All England Open, 1980 & World Championship, 1981 - Winner | 70 Golden Moments

 

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Prakash padukone sports academy training

Prakash Padukone is a former Indian badminton player. He was ranked World No. 1 in 1980, the same year he became the first Indian to win the All England Open Badminton Championships. He was awarded the Arjuna award in 1972 and the Padma Shri in 1982 by the Government of India. He is one of the co-founders of Olympic Gold Quest, a foundation dedicated to the promotion of Olympic sports in India.