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Who is Anmol Kharb’s parents? Know everything about his mother and father

Anmol Kharb, a young and talented Indian badminton player, clinched the crucial match to help the Indian women’s team win their first-ever Badminton Asia Team Championships with a close 3-2 win against Thailand on Sunday. At just 17 years old, Anmol, who comes from Faridabad near Delhi, played with confidence and skill, beating Pornpicha Choeikeewong in straight sets of 21-14, 21-9 in the last singles match.

Often compared to her hero, Saina Nehwal, Anmol is praised for her bold and smart gameplay, as well as her quick footwork. At 16, she was India’s national champion in women’s singles, and just a year later, she was key in securing gold for India at the 2024 Badminton Asia Team Championships in Malaysia.

Anmol Kharb stands out not just for her game skills and strength but also for her incredibly strong mindset. In Malaysia, she saved India three times, beating players who were ranked higher and had more experience, including in the crucial final match. In her first major international tournament, Anmol faced off against China’s Wu Luo Yu.

Ranked 472 to Wu’s 149, many didn’t expect Anmol to win. Nevertheless, she surprised everyone with a victory in three sets: 22-20, 14-21, 21-18. Even after trailing in the first set and being tied in the third, Anmol didn’t give up and won the match. Though India would have advanced even if Anmol had lost, her victory over China set a winning mood for the team for the rest of the tournament.

NameAnmol Kharb
DOB20 January 2007
CategoryIndian badminton player
International CareerAsia Team Championships 2024
Domestic CareerSenior All India Ranking tournament, Asian Junior Championships,
FatherDevender Kharb
SiblingsHardik (Brother)


In the climactic match of the 2024 Badminton Asia Team Championships, Anmol, the current national champion, defeated the 45th, 29th, and 149th-ranked players in the world. Making her debut in a major senior event, Anmol, ranked 472nd, shocked everyone by beating the 45th-ranked Choeikeewong with scores of 21-14 and 21-9, clinching the victory for her home country.

Playing the pivotal match for the third time in the tournament, Anmol turned around an early 3-6 setback to narrowly lead 11-10 at the interval. Her skill in calmly building up points and scoring eventually gave her a 17-13 lead.

The Indian player kept her opponent on the move with well-placed shots, earning six points for the game, and then secured the win when Pornpicha hit the net. Anmol maintained her momentum in the second game, quickly going from 6-5 to 11-5. A streak of smashing shots brought Anmol close to victory. She reached match point after another well-aimed shot grazed the net, and it was soon game over as her opponent’s return went out of bounds.


Following her national championship victory, Anmol secured a spot on the Indian women’s badminton team for the 2024 Badminton Asia Team Championships in Selangor, Malaysia. She was chosen as the third singles player, joining the ranks with double Olympic medalists P.V. Sindhu and Chaliha. Before this event, the India team’s record at the Asian team championships was modest, with the men’s team capturing only two bronze medals – one in 2016 and another in 2020. The tournament in Shah Alam turned out to be unprecedented for India, with the women’s team capturing their first-ever gold, a feat in which 17-year-old Anmol played a pivotal role.

Remarkably, she competed in three matches and won each, with all her victories as the deciding factor in those ties. Anmol made her debut in senior international competition under high pressure, tasked with playing the final and crucial match against China in the group stage. Her performance was key in determining the outcome, as she helped steer the Indian team to a historic and groundbreaking triumph.

Who are her parents?

Anmol Kharb was born on 20 January 2007, in Faridabad, Haryana, India, to parents Devender Kharb and Rajbala.

Know about her mother

Anmol’s passion for the game was sparked by her mother, Rajbala, although limited details about her are found on the internet. As Anmol transitioned from Faridabad to Noida’s Sunrise Shuttlers Academy, Rajbala was her steadfast source of encouragement, even relocating with her to nurture her daughter’s ambition.

Know about her Father

Anmol’s father Devender is an advocate by profession and also was a former kabaddi player.

Who are Anmol Kharb’s siblings?

Anmol has an elder brother Hardik. Hardik eventually opted to concentrate on his studies.

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