Indian badminton legend Prakash Padukone has been selected for the prestigious Lifetime Achievement Award for 2021 by the Badminton World Federation (BWF) Council. The former world no 1 has already been honoured with the Badminton Association of India’s (BAI) Lifetime Achievement Award in 2018. Padukone is the first-ever Indian to win a medal at World Championships in the 1983 Copenhagen tournament.
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- Badminton World Federation President: Poul-Erik Høyer Larsen;
Badminton World Federation Headquarters: Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia;
Badminton World Federation Founded: 5 July 1934.