AP Govt announces cash reward of Rs 2 crores for shuttler Srikanth
ANI | Updated: Nov 02, 2017 09:45 IST
AP Govt announces cash reward of Rs 2 crores for shuttler Srikanth .
Amaravati (Andhra Pradesh) [India], Nov 02: The Andhra Pradesh government on Wednesday announced cash reward of Rs 2 crores to star shuttler Kidambi Srikanth for achieving four Super Series titles, including the recent French Open .
Meanwhile, Srikanth was also offered a Group 1 officer post for grandeur performances at the world stage .
The 24-year-old ace shuttler has been receiving raining rewards after his recent French Open win .
Earlier, the Badminton Association of India had also announced a cash reward of Rs 5 Lakh for him .
Not only this, but former sports minister Vijay Goel also wrote to Home Minister Rajnath Singh and nominated the new superstar's name for the prestigious Padma Shri award .
Srikanth on Sunday won the French Open and lifted his fouth Super Series title defeating Japan's Kenta Nishimoto in the finals .
He has already clinched the Denmark Open Super Series Premier, the Indonesia Open Super Series Premier and Australian Open Super Series earlier this year .
Also, he has become the first Indian and only fourth male shuttler in history to lift four Super Series titles in a calendar year .
Srikanth, who is enjoying a rich vein of form, has overall six Super Series titles to his name, including China Open 2014 and India Open 2015 . (ANI)