P.Gopichand was an awesome player, no doubt. But the 2001 all England Badminton Champion will be remembered for changing the face of Indian Badminton. The current national coach has set new benchmarks with high standards of training and discipline. He is known to focus on fitness like no one before. He has a unique way of approaching problems of the players and mentors them personally. He is known to train the players at par with the current international standards. Be it Saina Nehwal, K Srikanth or PV Sindhu, the top Indians in the circuit all turn out to be from Gopichand Academy.
In our Campus, Under the guidance of the legendary Amit Kothari, players like Aditya Sahdev and Harsh have trained hard to match up the inter IIT standards and ensure that IITD is always a force to be reckoned. Freshers like Parth and Manas are those whom we pin the hopes of filling in these shoes when the time comes....
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