, born February 1st 1972 raised up in Guwahati
), has been a star Badminton player from Assam
, North-East India
. He has participated in many International tournaments representing India including Barcelona
and Atlanta Olympics
.He has been Indian National Badminton Champion
three times and twice runner-up.In Barcelona Olympics he was ranked 8th in the world olympics rankings.Pullela Gopichand
(former All-England Champion
) was ranked number two in Indian Badminton team for major part of Dipankar's reign in the Indian Badminton scene.
Dipankar started playing badminton at a very early age. He was two years old when his father Mr. Iswar Bhattacharjee
took him out for Badminton training. His father is his first coach and has been a constant guide and adviser who started local tournaments in the Guwahati Indoor Hall (Kanaklata Indoor Stadium) to attract interests from younger kids and their parents for Badminton.
In addition to his own father Dipankar had the fortune of being trained by some good coaches. He had spent few years at Prakash Padukone
's Badminton academy at Bangalore and trained with Prakash, Vimal Kumar, Mr. Veedu etc. National level Badminton coaches and State coaches had been a constant guide for him in his achievements.
Dipankar had been the star attraction in many tournaments. His style of game attracts spectators naturally. He always played fast paced, endurance and offense (smash) based game... Read More