Hometown: Bhilai, Chhattisgarh
Father: Sanjeev Kashyap
Age: 21 Years
|Nickname||Tannu Facebook- Aakarshi Kashyap|
|Physical Stats & More|
|Height||in centimeters- 170 cm
in meters- 1.70 m
in feet & inches- 5’ 7”
|Weight||in kilograms- 60 kg
in pounds- 132 lbs
• U-17 Krishna Khaitan Memorial All India Junior Ranking Badminton Tournament (2017)
• U-19 All India Junior Ranking Badminton Tournament (2017)
• U-19 and U-17 42nd Junior National Badminton Championship (2017)
• U-17 Khelo Indian School Games (2017)
• Yonex-Sunrise All India Senior Ranking Badminton Tournament (2018)
• Yonex Sunrise All India Senior Ranking tournament (2019)
• 2019 South Asian Games
• Kenya International 2020
• Bulgarian International 2018
• Uganda International 2020
• U-17 Badminton Asia U17 & U15 Junior Championships (2015)
• Senior National Championship 2018
Note: As of 2022, she has won more than 50 gold medals, 22 silver medals, and 15 bronze medals in various badminton matches.
|Date of Birth||24 August 2001 (Friday)|
|Age (as of 2022)||21 Years|
|School||Delhi Public School, Rajnandgaon, Chhattisgarh|
|College/University||• Seth RCS Arts & Commerce College, Durg, Chhattisgarh
• Hemchand Yadav University, Durg, Chhattisgarh
|Educational Qualification||Bachelor of Arts Sport Star|
|Relationships & More|
|Parents||Father- Sanjeev Kashyap (dermatologist)
Mother- Amita Kashyap
|Siblings||Brother- Shreyash Kashyap (younger; image in parents' section)|
|Badminton Player||Saina Nehwal|
|Quote||There is only one prove of your ability- RESULT|
Some Lesser Known Facts About Aakarshi Kashyap
- Aakarshi Kashyap is an Indian badminton player, who won a gold medal at the South Asian Games 2019 held in Kathmandu and Pokhara, Nepal.
- When she was 8 years old, she started playing badminton in her school. After seeing her interest in the game, her father decided to start her professional training in badminton.
- In 2009, she started training in the game under her coach Sanjay Mishra at Ravi Shankar Stadium, Durg.
- On 24 August 2014, she won her first badminton match at the All India Ranking Tournament at Sivakasi.
- In 2016, she joined Prakash Padukone Badminton Academy in Bengaluru. In the same year, Aakarshi won twin crowns in U-17 and U-19 girl’s singles in the 25th Krishna Khaitan Memorial All India Junior Ranking Badminton Tournament.
- She then represented India at Asia U-15 and U-17 junior championships held at Kudus, Indonesia. She won a bronze medal in it.
- In 2017, she won U-17 and U-19 matches in the 42nd Junior National Badminton Championship, Guwahati.
- In January 2018, she had a 63-minute long match against Gayathri Gopichand, at the Yonex-Sunrise All India Senior Ranking Badminton tournament in Bengaluru.
- In 2019, she defeated Anura Prabhudesai to win the Yonex Sunrise All India Senior Ranking tournament in Vijayawada.
- In 2020, she started practising at the Suchitra Badminton Academy in Hyderabad.
- Kashyap won in the women’s singles category at Kenya International 2020.
- In December 2021, she won a gold medal at the All India Ranking tournament by defeating Tanya Hemanth with a score of 21–15 and 21–12.
- In 2022, she qualified for the Uber Cup team, Asian Games, and Commonwealth Games in individual events.
- In her leisure time, she loves painting, listening to music, journaling, and crafting.
- She is an avid animal lover and owns two pet dogs named Goldy and Simba.
- In 2022, she was chosen as the brand ambassador of Chhattisgarh.