Manu Attri Profile: Men’s doubles badminton

Manu Attri in men’s doubles internationally, completes the seven-member badminton contingent of India.

By: Express Web Desk | Updated: August 1, 2016 12:00:05 pm
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Name: Manu Attri, 23, Born on 31st December 1992, Manu Attri is an Indian badminton player who currently plays doubles and mixed doubles. Attri would be one of the members of the Indian badminton squad that would represent the country in Rio 2016 Olympics.

He would partner with B.Sumeeth Reddy for the men’s doubles event in the Olympics. Aged 23, Attri ranks 24 in the Men’s doubles rankings. Attri also won the Kenya international tournament with Jishnu Sanyal in 2011.

Career highlights: He won Tata Open India International Challenge in mixed doubles with N. Siki Reddy and in doubles with B. Sumeeth Reddy in 2014. Records: Manu Attri won Lagos International Men’s doubles tournament in 2015 with B. Sumeeth Reddy

Qualification: He registered a berth after BWF world rankings were released in May earlier this year.

Event: He will represent India in Men’s doubles badminton contest

Schedule: Thursday 11 August: Men and women’s singles and doubles and mixed doubles.

Friday 12 August: Men and women’s singles and doubles and mixed doubles.

Saturday 13 August: Men and women’s singles and doubles and mixed doubles.

Sunday 14 August: Men and women’s singles, women’s singles and mixed doubles quarter-finals.

Monday 15 August: Men’s singles (last 16 knockout stage), men and women’s doubles quarter-finals, men and women’s singles (last 16), mixed doubles semi-finals.

Tuesday 16 August: Men and women’s doubles semi-finals, women’s singles quarter-finals and mixed doubles third place play-off.

Thursday 18 August: Women’s singles semi-finals, women’s doubles finals, men’s doubles third place play-off.

Friday 19 August: Men’s singles semi-finals, women singles final and mixed doubles final.

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