Here is all you need to know about Kiran George, his parents and family as he wins the Indonesia Masters 2023 title
On Sunday in Medan, North Sumatra, at the Indonesia Masters 2023, Indian badminton player Kiran George won the men’s singles competition. George, who is ranked 50th in the world, defeated Koo Takahashi of Japan 21-19, 22-20 in 56 minutes to win his second BWF World Tour Super 100 badminton championship while competing at the GOR PBSI Pancing court.
Who is Kiran George, biography, age, height, family, parents, father, badminton wins stats
Last year, George defeated fellow countryman Priyanshu Rawat to win the Odisha Open. Koo Takahashi and Kiran George matched each other’s ferocity in the opening game of the Indonesia Masters final. However, Kiran George won six of the following ten points to take a 1-0 lead after the scores were even at 15 all. A similar beginning was seen in the second game. After the scores were tied at 6 all, the 23-year-old Indian shuttler stepped up his game and took the lead at 16-11.
Koo Takahashi successfully fought back in the game’s dying moments to force a tie-breaker. To win his first BWF World Tour Super 100 championship of the 2023 badminton season, Kiran George won back-to-back points when the scores were tied at 20 all. He was the lone Indian to make it to the 2023 Indonesia Masters final.
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Who is Kiran George?
Indian badminton player Kiran George, who was born on February 11, 2000, trains at the Prakash Padukone Badminton Academy. The 23-year-old player stands 1.74 m (5 ft 9 in) tall.
Kiran Thomas, the son of former national champion George Thomas, had placed second at the most recent Denmark Masters while winning the Odisha Open and the Polish Open.
What is Kiran George’s ranking?
Kiran George is currently ranked 46 in the world which he attained on June 6, 2023. He was ranked as high as 43, on January 17th, 2023.
A look at Kiran George’s family of shuttlers
Kiran was born and raised in Kochi in a family with strong ties to the game of badminton. His father is a former national champion, George Thomas. Preetha, his mother, displayed her skill in a state competition. Arun George, Kiran’s brother, is well-known on the national scene. He played in the Premier Badminton League for the Bengaluru Raptors.