Former Badminton Player, Vimal Kumar, interacts with students at Sports Hub Academy

U Vimal Kumar, former Badminton Player and chief national coach of India, visited Sports Hub Academy and took sessions for summer camp kids on May 13, 2018 from 1 pm to 4.30 pm. The session were conducted at Indoor Sports Hall of the Trvancore Gynkhana Club at the Sports Hub. Vimal Kumar is the former badminton player from Kerala, India. He won the Indian National title consecutively for two years, 1988 and 1989. He also served as Chief National Coach of India. During his career he won prestigious French Open in 1983 & 1984 and Welsh International Open in 1988 & 1991. Vimal also represented India at the Barcelona Olympics in 1992, and was ranked within the top 20 in the world. He was the National chief coach of the Indian badminton squad for several years. He quit the post in 2006 to concentrate on coaching youngsters at the Prakash Padukone Badminton Academy, where he is the director. Now, he is currently coaching star player Saina Nehwal in Bangalore. He also coaches Parupalli Kashyap

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