Rajeev BAGGA

Photo: Rajeev  BAGGA

Flag - GBR Great Britain

Deaflympic Medals:

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First Deaflympic Games: Christchurch 1989

Born: 1967

Gender: m

A resident of the city of Mumbay, state of Maharashtra. While his nation of India is a world power in badminton, he is the only deaf to win the national titles in singles among the non-deaf twice. Over 59 times he represented the national team in various prestigious tournaments sanctioned by the Badminton World Federation (BWF) - the Commonwealth Games, Thomas Cup, Malaysian Open, Swiss Open and Asian Badminton Championships. The only deaf player to be listed on the annual BWF rankings. Employed as a sports instructor at Hindustan Petroleum Corporation Ltd.
2007 Sportsman of the Year Award Winner and 4-time Sportsman of the Year Finalist (1996, 1997, 2000, and 2003).
eNews - December 2007, April 2008, November 2008, and November 2009.

Deaflympics / World ChampionshipsSportEventResult
Christchurch 1989BadmintonDoublesGold
Christchurch 1989BadmintonSinglesGold
Sofia 1993BadmintonDoublesGold
Sofia 1993BadmintonMixed Doubles
Sofia 1993BadmintonSinglesGold
Sofia 1993BadmintonTeam (Mixed)Gold
Copenhagen 1997BadmintonDoublesGold
Copenhagen 1997BadmintonSinglesGold
Copenhagen 1997BadmintonTeam (Mixed)Gold
Rome 2001BadmintonDoublesGold
Rome 2001BadmintonMixed Doubles
Rome 2001BadmintonSinglesGold
Rome 2001BadmintonTeam (Mixed)7th
Melbourne 2005BadmintonDoublesGold
Melbourne 2005BadmintonMixed Doubles
Melbourne 2005BadmintonSinglesGold
Melbourne 2005BadmintonTeam (Mixed)Bronze
Taipei 2009BadmintonDoubles (Men)4th
Taipei 2009BadmintonSingles (Men)Silver
Taipei 2009BadmintonTeam (Mixed)
Sofia 2013BadmintonDoubles (Men)