Indian shuttler Arvind Bhat clinched German Open Grand Prix Gold title
Indian shuttler, Arvind Bhat (34) defeated Denmark’s World No. 25 Hans-Kristian Vittinghus to clinch the men’s singles title of the $120,000 German Open Grand Prix Gold. This is the first time an Indian has won a German Open title in any category. ( Indian chief national coach Pullela Gopichand had reached the final way back in 1999.)
About Arvind Bhat
Badminton player from Bangalore.
World Ranking: 87.
Coach: Prakash Padukone.
Won six International titles viz.e Scottish Open 2004, Syria International 2007, Czech International 2007, etc.
Participated in the 2010 Asian games in Guanzhou, China and was in the Indian team for Sudirman Cup 2011.