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Nippon Paint partners with badminton duo Chirag Shetty and Satwiksairaj Rankireddy

Aditya Chaudhuri Aditya Chaudhuri

Badminton players Chirag Shetty and Satwiksairaj Rankireddy have been confirmed as Nippon Paint brand ambassadors. The top badminton doubles team from India recently won the 2023 Swiss Open and are presently ranked fifth in the world.

Rankireddy and Shetty have been playing together since 2015. At the BWF World Championships last year, the two made history by becoming the first men’s doubles team from India to earn a bronze medal. Additionally, they have won six BWF International Challenge events, a gold and a silver at the Commonwealth Games, and five BWF World Tour competitions. The pair played a crucial role in the legendary Thomas Cup-winning team as well, helping India win its first championship.

As part of the collaboration, Nippon Paint will get the location for the pendant logo on the players’ jerseys at all BWF events.

The duo commented on Nippon Paint partnership, stating:

We are thrilled to announce our association with Nippon Paint. As badminton players, we are constantly pushing ourselves to be the best we can be and having the support of Nippon Paint will undoubtedly help us achieve our goals. We are excited to represent a brand that shares our passion for excellence and is committed to helping athletes reach their full potential.

Mahesh Anand, President, Nippon Paint (Decorative), stated:

With badminton gathering attention from youngsters, the sport has garnered a fair amount of awareness today. Our Partnership with Chirag Shetty and Satwiksairaj Rankireddy is one way through which Nippon Paint aims to facilitate this interest, thereby encouraging additional awareness and growth in the sport.

Mr. Mark Titus, AVP, Nippon Paint (Decorative), further added:

Nippon Paint takes great pride in supporting Indian athletes and sports in India. We’re happy to be sponsoring Chirag and Satwik in their sporting journey in reaching further heights and making India proud. The commitment Chirag and Satwik bring to the sport, their sportsmanship and their drive towards excellence magnifies our brand values at Nippon Paint. We welcome them to the Nippon family.

Nippon Paint Partners with doubles badminton duo, Chirag Shetty & Satwiksairaj Rankireddy
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Aditya Chaudhuri

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Hailing from the City of Joy, the things that bring me joy are cricket, a good non-tilt CS:GO session, F1 and movies.

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