Olympian shuttler Dipankar Bhattacharjee to undergo brain tumour surgery on Feb 4

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Published: January 31,2021 10:50 PM
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January 31, 2021: Two-time Olympian and three-time national champion shuttler Dipankar Bhattacharjee has been diagnosed with a brain tumour. He will undergo surgery on February 4.

January 31, 2021: Two-time Olympian and three-time national champion shuttler Dipankar Bhattacharjee has been diagnosed with a brain tumour. He will undergo surgery at Hinduja Hospital in Mumbai on February 4.



Badminton Association of India (BAI) wished a speedy recovery to Bhattacharjee. The 48-year-old represented India in the 1992 Barcelona and 1996 Atlanta Olympics.



"2 time Olympian & National Champion Dipankar Bhattacharjee has been diagnosed with a brain tumour. He has been admitted to Hinduja Hospital where the surgery is slated for Feb 4. On behalf of @himantabiswa, BAI & #Badminton fraternity we pray for his speedy recovery. #getwellsoon," BAI Tweeted.



Current national badminton coach Pullela Gopichand was ranked number two in the Indian team for major part of Bhattacharjee's reign.