Prannoy Kumar (aka HS Prannoy) Height, Age, Family, Biography & More

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Height: 5' 9"
Marital Status: Unmarried
Age: 30 Years

HS Prannoy profile

Full NamePrannoy Haseena Sunil Kumar
ProfessionIndian Badminton Player
Physical Stats & More
Height (approx.)in centimeters- 175 cm
in meters- 1.75 m
in Feet Inches- 5' 9”
Weight (approx.)in Kilograms- 65 kg
in Pounds- 143 lbs
Body Measurements (approx.)- Chest: 39 Inches
- Waist: 31 Inches
- Biceps: 13 Inches
Eye ColourDark Brown
Hair ColourBlack
Coach/Mentor Pullela Gopichand
Achievements (main ones) • Clinched a silver medal in Boys' singles at the 2010 Summer Youth Olympics.
• Bagged another silver medal at the 2011 Bahrain International Challenge.
• Won two All India Senior National Ranking Championships in 2014.
• Won the 2014 Indonesian Masters Grand Prix Gold.
• Emerged Victorious at the Swiss Open Grand Prix Gold in 2016.
Highest Ranking#12 (achieved on September 10, 2015)
Personal Life
Date of Birth17 July 1992
Age (as of 2022)30 Years
BirthplaceThiruvananthapuram, Kerala
Zodiac signCancer
HometownThiruvananthapuram, Kerala
FamilyFather- Sunil Kumar (Air Force Personnel)
Mother- Haseena Kumar
HS Prannoy parents (right)
Brother- Not Known
Sister- Not Known
HobbiesWatching movies and TV sitcoms
Badminton PlayerChen Long, Saina Nehwal
Football ClubFC Barcelona
FootballerLionel Messi
TV SitcomF.R.I.E.N.D.S
Girls, Affairs and More
Marital StatusUnmarried
Affairs/GirlfriendsNot Known

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Some Lesser Known Facts About Prannoy Kumar

  • Does Prannoy Kumar smoke: Not Known
  • Does Prannoy Kumar drink alcohol: Not Known
  • Prannoy began playing Badminton at a tender age of 10. He was initially trained by his father, Sunil Kumar, who was himself an All India Air Force Badminton champion.
  • However, when it came to finding a professional coach, Prannoy had to face rejection each time he went for a trial. In an interview, he revealed that no coach was willing to train him as he was ‘slow’. Owing to this lack of agility and speed, many coaches advised him to turn into a doubles player.
  • Prannoy is supported by the ‘GoSports Foundation’, Bangalore and has been a part of their scholarship programme since 2011.
  • The 2011-2012 period was a rough phase in his career as he was plagued with a number of injuries. As a result, the young shuttler was completely out of action during this time.
  • He played for the “Mumbai Rockets” franchise in the 2017 edition of Premier Badminton League.
  • At the 2017 Indonesian Open, Prannoy came out all guns blazing and defeated Chong Wei, the reigning Olympic Silver medalist and Chen Long, the reigning Olympic Champion, in consecutive matches.
  • In May 2022,  he was part of the Indian men’s badminton team that scripted history on 15 May 2022 after they win their maiden gold medal at the Thomas Cup; they defeated the defending champions Indonesia in the summit clash. Following this historic win, HS Prannoy shared a picture with the gold medal on social media.