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Pullela Gopichand

BWF World Champion PV Sindhu and her coach P.Gopichand at a puja pandal during Durga Puja festival, in Kolkata.

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Indian badminton coach Pullela Gopichand and Athlete Hima Das during the Petro Run 2019 at Nehru Stadium in New Delhi

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Shuttler PV Sindhu, who created a history by winning gold medal at the BWF World Championships, being welcomed on her arrival at Begumpet airport in Hyderabad.

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Ace badminton player PV Sindhu with shuttler B Sai Praneeth and coach P Gopichand, addresses a press conference on her return after winning gold at the BWF World Championships, at SAI Gopichand National Badminton Academy, Hyderabad. Praneeth won bronze at the event.

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Sports Minister Kiren Rijiju meets World Champion PV Sindhu and Chief National coach Pullela Gopichand at his residence, in New Delhi.

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Chief National coach Pullela Gopichand gestures as he leaves along with World Champion PV Sindhu (unseen) after meeting Sports Minister Kiren Rijiju at his residence, in New Delhi.

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Shuttlers Saina Nehwal, Kidambi Srikanth, PV Sindhu and other players show their Commonwealth medals at a press conference in Hyderabad, Tuesday, April 17, 2018. Coath Gopichand is also seen.

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After Prakash Padukone there was none. Till, in 2001, Pullela Gopichand won the All-Eng­land Cha­­m­­pion­­ships and triggered a racquet ren­aiss­ance. He now tends to the reawakening at his academy in Hyderabad—a one-­man shaper of Indian might in badminton.

Pullela Gopichand won the All-England Open in 2001. He runs the Gopichand Badminton Academy

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Bollywood actor Akshay Kumar, Transport Minister Nitin Gadkari, Sports Minister Rajyavardhan Rathore and badminton coach Pullela Gopichand during the opening of Khasdar Krida Mahotsav in Nagpur.

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi with the medal winners of the Commonwealth Games 2018, in New Delhi.

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Sports Minister Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore with gold medalist Saina Nehwal, silver medalist PV Sindhu and coach P Gopichand during the Commonwealth Games 2018, in Gold Coast, Australia.

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India's Saina Nehwal with National coach Gopichand during the women's singles of Badminton Mixed Team Semifinals match during the Commonwealth Games 2018 in Gold Coast, Australia.

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Indian Cricketer Virat Kohli (R), Chairman RP-SG group Sanjiv Goenka (C) and Chief National Coach for the Indian Badminton team Pullela Gopichand (L) during a press conference to announce the 'RP-SG Indian Sports Honours' awards in New Delhi.

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Badminton coach Pullela Gopichand with badminton players Shrikanth Kidambi, PV Sindhu and Saina Nehwal during a felicitation function in New Delhi.

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Badminton player P.V. Sindhu displays her medal, with her coach Pullela Gopichand watching, during a press conference in Hyderabad.

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Badminton player Kidambi Srikanth, the winner of Indonesian and Australian Open Super Series 2017, poses with coach Gopi Chand, in Hyderabad.

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Shuttler PV Sindhu and coach P Gopichand walk the ramp during the Opening Ceremony of the Vodafone Premier Badminton League Season 2, in Hyderabad.

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You are from Hyderabad, achieved glittering success on the world stage, and have to show your gratitude to a hig­her, benevolent power. That’s the obvious reason why P.V. Sindhu and coach Gopichand paid a visit to Lord Venkateswara in Tirupati.

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Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis felicitates Olympic silver medallist shuttler P V Sindhu and her coach Gopichand in Mumbai.

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Olympic Silver Medalist P.V. Sindhu with her couch P.Gopichand during their visit at the hill temple of Lord Venkateswara at Tirumala in Tirupati.

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Olympics silver medalist shuttler P V Sindhu speaks as bronze winner grappler Sakshi Malik, coach Pullela Gopichand and gymnast Dipa Karmakar, who won everyone's heart with her performance, look on at a felicitation function at Gopichand Academy in Hyderabad.

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The master surveys his trainees at the Gopichand Badminton Academy in Hyderabad

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Pusarla Sindhu, second from right, one of the only two Indians to win medals at the just concluded Rio Olympics, displays her silver medal as she is brought home in a procession along with her coach Pullela Gopichand, third from left, upon their arrival at Hyderabad.

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Pusarla Sindhu, right, one of the only two Indians to win medals at the just concluded Rio Olympics, displays her silver medal as she is brought home in a procession along with her coach, Pullela Gopichand, upon their arrival in Hyderabad.

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Pusarla Sindhu, one of the only two Indians to win medals at the just concluded Rio Olympics, is brought home in a procession along with her coach, Pullela Gopichand, upon their arrival in Hyderabad.

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On the line Gopi giving tips to a youngster

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Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N Kiran Kumar Reddy (R) felicitates ace shuttler Sania Nehwal during inauguration of the India Open Grand Prix International Badminton Tournament 2010 at Kotla Vijay Bhaskar Indoor Stadium in Hyderabad. Saina won the women's singles of Hong Kong Open Badminton Super Series 2010.

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