Prakash Padukone

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Prakash Padukone (born 10 June 1955) 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. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Prakash Padukone has received more than 2,143,588 page views. His biography is available in 18 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 16 in 2019). Prakash Padukone is the 10th most popular badminton player, the 852nd most popular biography from India and the 2nd most popular Indian Badminton Player.

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Among badminton players, Prakash Padukone ranks 10 out of 81Before him are Taufik Hidayat, Park Joo-bong, Susi Susanti, Alan Budikusuma, Carolina Marín, and Pullela Gopichand. After him are Camilla Martin, Zhang Ning, Xie Xingfang, Saina Nehwal, Hendrawan, and Gao Ling.

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Among people born in 1955, Prakash Padukone ranks 520Before him are Carl E. Walz, Polly Draper, Barbara Kingsolver, Catherine Asaro, Ken Salazar, and Mike Parson. After him are David J. Tholen, Ann Bancroft, Jan Versleijen, Rob Portman, Ernie Grunfeld, and Thomas David Jones.

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In India

Among people born in India, Prakash Padukone ranks 852 out of 1,227Before him are Moon Moon Sen (1954), Sonakshi Sinha (1987), Sanaya Irani (1983), Poonam Dhillon (1962), Rituparno Ghosh (1963), and Harjit Sajjan (1970). After him are Gita Gopinath (1971), Malaika Arora (1973), Alok Nath (1956), Bindu (1951), Ramanathan Krishnan (1937), and Anu Malik (1960).


Among badminton players born in India, Prakash Padukone ranks 2Before him are Pullela Gopichand (1973). After him are Saina Nehwal (1990), P. V. Sindhu (1995), Aparna Popat (1978), Jwala Gutta (1983), Srikanth Kidambi (1993), Ashwini Ponnappa (1989), and Parupalli Kashyap (1986).