George Thomas (badminton)

George Thomas (born 15 April 1966) is an Indian former badminton player from Kerala. He won the National Singles title in 1990 and the doubles title with Jaseel P. Ismail in 1992.[1] He was a member of the Indian team that won a silver medal in the 1998 Commonwealth Games. He was conferred with the Arjuna Award in 2002 for his contribution to Indian Badminton.[2] He is at present working for Bharat Petroleum Corporation Limited and is posted at Kochi.

George Thomas
Personal information
Born (1966-04-15) 15 April 1966 (age 58)
Kerala, India
Height1.65 m (5 ft 5 in)
Current rankingretired
Medal record
Representing  India
Men's badminton
Commonwealth Games
Silver medal – second place 1998 Kuala Lumpur Men's team
BWF profile

Achievements edit

IBF International edit

Men's doubles
Year Tournament Partner Opponent Score Result
1998 Sri Lanka International   Marcos Bristow   Choi Min-ho
  Jung Sung-gyun
13–15, 12–15   Runner-up

Career edit

George began his career by playing for the University of Calicut.[3]

References edit

  1. ^ "Past National Winners". Retrieved 15 April 2010.
  2. ^ Unnikrishnan, M.S. (3 August 2001). "Arjuna Award for Milkha, Abhinav Khel Ratna for Gopichand". The Tribune. Retrieved 2 October 2018.
  3. ^ "DEPARTMENT OF PHYSICAL EDUCATION". University of Calicut. Archived from the original on 25 July 2008. Retrieved 2 August 2009.