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My name is Vasantha Kumar HR and I am from Bengaluru, Karnataka, India.
I am a Badminton player and am very passionate about this game.
I am playing this game for the past 8 years.
My best national ranking was No.8 in the country and best BWF International world ranking as on july 2019 is 71 in the world in Men's Doubles category.
I am training under Mr. Vinod Kumar U (Former international doubles specialist of India) and Mr. Jagdish Yadav (Former international player of India) at Yadav pro badminton academy, Bangalore .I am training on court for 4 hours everyday for 5 days in a week and gym training under Mr. Sam Philip for 1 hour every alternate day for 3 days a week.
While I’ve been able to do exceptionally well with the resources available to me, I am ranked 71 in BWF World ranking on july 2019 where as I am participating in international tournaments for the past 1 year, pairing up with Mr. Ashith Surya. I have reached a point in my career where I am confident to perform better in the upcoming international tournaments.Even my coaches are very confident on my playing levels .
My goal is in the next eight months I want to reach top 40 in BWF world ranking.
For reaching my goal I need to play a minimum of 8 to 10 upcoming BWF international tournaments. This campaign will make way for my goals.
This is something I am confident I will be able to achieve, provided I have the right opportunities and resources. Getting into the National team would be one option, but this is near to impossible, as the competition I have to face to get into the team, is from players who are already ranked in top 25 in BWF world ranking and having more international exposure .
Some of the challenges that are posing a hurdle for my dreams of representing India at the highest level are described as below.
International tournament participation costs anywhere ranging from a minimum of Rs. 80,000 for 2 tournaments in 1 trip in Asia and to a maximum of Rs. 3,00,000 for 2 or 3 tournaments in 1 trip in other continents. These expenses include flight tickets, lodging, food and local traveling for stadium to hotel.
Additional costs that I am already incurring towards my training fees , Gym fees , Transportation expenses , Food and Supplement expenses come up to Rs.4,00,000 per year.
am not from an affluent family background and to make ends meet , I am working as a part time badminton coach for talented young kids.
Hence, it is nearly impossible for me to fund myself for the international trips.
The only option left with me would be to look for help via private funding.
Your kind financial assistance towards my journey to the podium will play a very important role for me to reach my goal to become one of the best athletes in my sport, and I need your help to turn the impossible into a reality.
To excel, I need to constantly push my limits. I am ready to work hard, but at the same time, I know that the road to success will not be an easy one. By supporting me today, you are investing into something bigger than just a fundraiser and I promise that I will return this back to all future badminton aspirants by sharing my vast knowledge acquired.
Kindly request you to donate generously and share my profile to your near and dear ones on all social media platform like Facebook, what's app, Instagram, Twitter. This is something which will change my life.
Thank you for your support.
vasantha kumar hr
|Born||1994 (age 26)|
|Coach||VINOD U,JAGADISH YADAV|
|Club||YADAV PRO BADMINTON ACADEMY,BLR.|
|Nr of competitions||20||
Badminton - doubles
|COMPETITION||RANK||NR OF MATCHES||LOCATION||DATE|
|Syed modi international championship super 300||1||Lucknow||26/11/19|
|India International Challenge 2019||1||Mumbai||20/11/19|
|Macau open super 300||1||Macau||29/10/19|
|Dubai International Challenge 2019||2||Dubai||16/10/19|
|Maldives international challenge 2019||5.||3||Male||24/09/19|
|Polish international series 2019||17.||1||Bieruń, Poland||19/09/19|
|Belgian International Challenge 2019||17.||1||Leuven, Belgium||11/09/19|
|Hyderabad Open 2019||17.||1||Hyderabad||06/08/19|
|India Open 2019||9.||2||Delhi||27/03/19|
|Nepal International Series 2018||3.||4||Nepal||07/12/18|
|Tata Open India International Challenge 2018||9.||4||mumbai,India||30/11/18|
|Syed Modi International Badminton Championship 2018||17.||1||Lucknow,India||21/11/18|
|Hellas Open 2018||5.||3||Greece||19/10/18|
|Dutch Open 2018||17.||1||Dutch||09/10/18|
|Bulgarian International 2018||3.||4||Bulgaria||06/10/18|
|Czech Open 2018||5.||3||Czech Republic||28/09/18|
|Polish International 2018||5.||3||Poland||22/09/18|
|Belgian International 2018||17.||1||Belgium||12/09/18|
|Lagos International 2018||9.||2||Nigeria||19/07/18|
|Coach Je Wilson Ghana International Series 2018||1.||5||Ghana||15/07/18|