important || GKEBA tournament schedule

Search Here

Chirag Baretha

Chirag Baretha

BWF Rank 10 (Men's SU5 Category)

Follow on Social Media


Chirag Baretha is an International Para Badminton player from Kashipur,Uttarakhand,India. Chirag is currently ranked at No.2 in National Ranking and Number 10 in International ranking latest as on May 2021. Chirag started his International career in 2017, with World Championship in South Korea in 2017, where he finished being a Quarter Finalist. Later on he achieved Bronze medal in Asian Youth Para Games in December 2017 held in Dubai, UAE. Further he achieved Bronze medal in Asian Para Games 2018 held in Jakarta, Indonesia. In addition to it, Chirag also achieved Double Delight of Gold in Mens Singles and Silver in Mens Doubles at Uganda Para Badminton International in 2019. Also a Silver medal at Denmark Para Badminton International in 2019.

Life Before Badminton

Chirag was born and brought up in Kashipur small city in U.S Nagar, Uttarakhand.He completed his schooling from Templeton College now (G.D Goenka) and was a school topper in Intermediate class. And Graduated from Kumaun University with First Class Scoring. He was a UPSC Aspirant during 2017 but with the selection in Indian Team for World Championship he opted Badminton as his Professional Career. Afterwards, Chirag took training under Gaurav Khanna since 2018, Gaurav Khanna is also a National Coach for Indian Para Badminton Team. Chirag's earlier coaches were Nirmala Pant Shreyas G.S Ankit Rawat. Chirag was introduced into Para Badminton by Arjuna Awardee Manoj Sarkar.

Beginning of Para-Badminton

Chirag was born and brought up in a sporty environment of campus of Surya Roshni Limited, Kashipur. In the early age he was All Rounder and used to play Cricket, Badminton, Table Tennis, Volleyball etc irrespective of his Disability. Initial start of Badminton took place from his birth place only i.e Surya Roshni Limited. Chirag started to play Para Badminton in 2013, due to academic pressure he couldn't continue, and came back in 2017. Chirag defeated for the first time, National Champion of last 5 years at National Championship in Varanasi in 2018. Chirag played his first International Debut match in November 2017. And since then, he has played more than 15 International Tournaments and secured a total of 6 International medals including 1 Gold.


Bronze medal at the 2017 Asian Youth Para Games – 2019 Bronze medal at the Asian Para Games – 2018 Awarded with Outstanding Player of the Tournament in National Championship 2018 in Varanasi, U.P. Cerificate of Appreciation from Smriti Irani for Being Topper in Intermediate Examinations

International Medals Won

International Gold

International Silver

International Bronze

National Medals Won

National Gold

National Silver

National Bronze

Awards & Medals

Asian Youth Para Games
Asian Para Games
Uganda Para Badminton International
Denmark Para Badminton International