Dhruv Kapila
Personal information
CountryIndia
Born (2000-02-01) 1 February 2000 (age 24)
Ludhiana, Punjab, India
Years active2016-present
HandednessRight
CoachMathias Boe
Men's & mixed doubles
Highest ranking19 (MD with Arjun M. R. 25 October 2022)
70 (XD with N. Sikki Reddy 13 December 2022)
Current ranking43 (MD with Arjun M. R. 2 January 2024)
Medal record
Men's badminton
Representing  India
Thomas Cup
Gold medal – first place 2022 Bangkok Men's team
Asian Games
Silver medal – second place 2022 Hangzhou Men's team
Asia Team Championships
Bronze medal – third place 2020 Manila Men's team
Asia Mixed Team Championships
Bronze medal – third place 2023 Dubai Mixed team
South Asian Games
Gold medal – first place 2019 Kathmandu–Pokhara Men's doubles
Gold medal – first place 2019 Kathmandu–Pokhara Mixed doubles
Gold medal – first place 2019 Kathmandu–Pokhara Men's team
BWF profile

Dhruv Kapila (born 1 February 2000) is an Indian badminton player.[1][2] He was the gold medalists at the 2019 South Asian Games in the men's doubles, mixed doubles and team events.[3] He was part of the India team that won the 2022 Thomas Cup.[4]

Achievements

South Asian Games

Men's doubles

Year Venue Partner Opponent Score Result
2019 Badminton Covered Hall,
Pokhara, Nepal
India Krishna Prasad Garaga Sri Lanka Sachin Dias
Sri Lanka Buwaneka Goonethilleka
21–19, 19–21, 21–18 Gold Gold

Mixed doubles

Year Venue Partner Opponent Score Result
2019 Badminton Covered Hall,
Pokhara, Nepal
India Meghana Jakkampudi Sri Lanka Sachin Dias
Sri Lanka Thilini Hendahewa
21–16, 21–14 Gold Gold

BWF World Tour (1 title)

The BWF World Tour, which was announced on 19 March 2017 and implemented in 2018,[5] is a series of elite badminton tournaments sanctioned by the Badminton World Federation (BWF). The BWF World Tours are divided into levels of World Tour Finals, Super 1000, Super 750, Super 500, Super 300, and the BWF Tour Super 100.[6]

Mixed doubles

Year Tournament Level Partner Opponent Score Result
2023 Odisha Masters Super 100 India Tanisha Crasto Singapore Terry Hee
Singapore Jessica Tan
17–21, 21–19, 23–21 1st place, gold medalist(s) Winner

BWF International Challenge/Series (2 titles, 3 runners-up)

Men's doubles

Year Tournament Partner Opponent Score Result
2016 Mauritius International India Saurabh Sharma India Satwiksairaj Rankireddy
India Chirag Shetty
12–21, 16–21 2nd place, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
2018 Kharkiv International India Krishna Prasad Garaga Germany Daniel Hess
Germany Johannes Pistorius
21–19, 21–16 1st place, gold medalist(s) Winner
2019 Nepal International India Arjun M. R. India Manu Attri
India B. Sumeeth Reddy
19–21, 15–21 2nd place, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
2019 Bangladesh International India Arjun M. R. Malaysia Chang Yee Jun
Malaysia Tee Kai Wun
19–21, 16–21 2nd place, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
2022 India Maharashtra International Challenge India Arjun M. R. Thailand Chaloempon Charoenkitamorn
Thailand Nanthakarn Yordphaisong
21–17, 20–22, 21–18 1st place, gold medalist(s) Winner
  BWF International Challenge tournament
  BWF International Series tournament
  BWF Future Series tournament

BWF Junior International (3 runners-up)

Boys' doubles

Year Tournament Partner Opponent Score Result
2016 India Junior International India Krishna Prasad Garaga Japan Hiroki Okamura
Japan Masayuki Onodera
5–11, 14–12, 9–11, 11-13 2nd place, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
2017 Dutch Junior International India Krishna Prasad Garaga Chinese Taipei Su Li-wei
Chinese Taipei Ye Hong-wei
13–21, 19-21 2nd place, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
2018 Dutch Junior International India Krishna Prasad Garaga China Liang Weikeng
China Shang Yichen
20–22, 16-21 2nd place, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
  BWF Junior International Grand Prix tournament
  BWF Junior International Challenge tournament
  BWF Junior International Series tournament
  BWF Junior Future Series tournament

Performance timeline

Key
W F SF QF #R RR Q# A G S B NH N/A DNQ
(W) won; (F) finalist; (SF) semi-finalist; (QF) quarter-finalist; (#R) rounds 4, 3, 2, 1; (RR) round-robin stage; (Q#) qualification round; (A) absent; (G) gold, (S) silver or (B) bronze medal; (NH) not held; (N/A) not applicable; (DNQ) did not qualify.
To avoid confusion and double counting, these charts are updated at the conclusion of a tournament or when the player's participation has ended.

National team

Team events 2022
Thomas Cup G

References

  1. ^ "Players: Dhruv Kapila". Badminton World Federation. Retrieved 23 November 2016.
  2. ^ "Player Profile of Dhruv Kapila". Badminton Association of India. Archived from the original on 23 November 2016. Retrieved 23 November 2016.
  3. ^ "SAG 2019: Siril, Ashmita lead India to 6 badminton golds". Outlook India. 6 December 2019. Archived from the original on 10 December 2019. Retrieved 10 December 2019.
  4. ^ "Working with seasoned professionals crucial for my uninterrupted training: Thomas Cup winner Dhruv Kapila". The New Indian Express. 7 June 2022. Retrieved 21 July 2022.
  5. ^ Alleyne, Gayle (19 March 2017). "BWF Launches New Events Structure". Badminton World Federation. Archived from the original on 1 December 2017. Retrieved 29 November 2017.
  6. ^ Sukumar, Dev (10 January 2018). "Action-Packed Season Ahead!". Badminton World Federation. Archived from the original on 13 January 2018. Retrieved 15 January 2018.