Ashwathi Pillai, born in the year 2000 is one of the promising young Swedish women badminton player. She specializes in the singles category. She has at an early age shown signs of promise by wining the national championships in Under 13, Under 15 & Under 17
At the age of 17 as a junior , Ashwathi won the Senior National Championship in 2018. Ashwathi is part of the Swedish Olympic program for youth. In 2018 October she will represent Sweden in the Youth Olympic games in Benous Aires, Argentina. Ashwathi is one of the hard working athlete with a high amount of dedication and energy. Her parents Vinod and Gayathri who hail from a small village in India which is 50 kms south of Trivananthapuram, the capital city of Kerala moved to Sweden to facilitate the business of a large IT services company.
In November 2018 Ashwathi will represent Sweden in the Junior World Championships in Canada.
Ashwathi lives in Täby,Stockholm. She completed her schooling from International Engelska Skolan (IES) in Täby. It was this school which provided her all the support to have a balance between Education and Badminton.
Ashwathi is currently doing her high school in Åva Gymnasium which is also a National sports school.
Ashwathi represents Täby Badminton Club.
Her week comprises of training in the Club, National Center in Uppsala and fitness training at Böson
You can also follow Ashwathi on:
Facebook : @AshwathiPillaiSweden