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Arvind Bhat retired from international badminton

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Former national champion and 2014 German Open winner, Arvind Bhat has retired from international badminton. Arvind, who won the national championships in 2008 after reaching the finals four times in the previous seven years.

He will be working with White Peacock Badminton Academy said 36-year-old from Bangalore, who clinched the national title again in 2011, defeating Parupalli Kashyap.

Selected in the Indian team in 2002, Arvind represented the country in many international events, including the prestigious Thomas Cup for seven times, the 2010 Asian Games and World Champions four times. In his 13-year-long career, Arvind also played for German clubs and stayed in Europe for 3 5 months every year for last 12 years. Arvind Bhat, who is an advisor at White Peacock Badminton Academy, also has seen few coaching opportunities coming his way under chief India coach Pullela Gopichand. He had, in fact, travelled with the team at Dutch Open, Denmark Open and French Open.