|Full Name||Rahul Chaudhari|
|Discipline||Kabaddi (Men's Division)|
|Known For||"Rahul Chaudhari, a regular member of Indian Kabaddi Team, the player with the most total points (876) in the Pro Kabaddi League, and second successful raider after Pardeep Narwal in PKL history."|
Rahul Chaudhari Bio Data
|Date Of Birth||16 June 1993||Age||27|
|Nickname||Poster Boy||Hometown||Bijnour, Uttar Pradesh, India|
|Height||183 cm / 6'||Weight||80 kg / 176 lb|
|Current Team||Tamil Thalaivas||Signature Move||Running Hand Touch|
|Ethnicity||Indian||Relationship Status||Single (Wife : NA)|
Rahul Chaudhari Family and Education
|Father||Rahul Chaudhari Father - Rampal Singh|
|Mother||Rahul Chaudhari Mother|
|Brother||Rahul Chaudhari Brother Rohit Kumar with his wife (Bhabhi of Rahul Chaudhari)|
|Niece||Rahul Chaudhari Niece|
|Coach (PKL)||Rahul Chaudhari PKL Coach - Edachery Bhaskaran (Tamil Thalaivas)|
|Coach (Indian Team)||Rahul Chaudhari Indian Team Coach - Balwan Singh|
Highlights From Rahul Chaudhari's Career
- Rahul Chaudhari age was just thirteen years old when he realised his passion for the Kabaddi game.
- He was so dedicated towards his game that sometimes he was even beaten by his father for skipping the studies. Yes, you read that right, in an interview during Pro Kabaddi League, he admitted that he wasn't supported by his family to play Kabaddi and pursuit in his career.
- But you know, passion never finds excuses. he used to bunk the classes, often run away from his house, to play Kabaddi which usually led to scoldings from his mother and occasional punching from his father :p
- But his determination to keep working hard and improve on several aspects of his game to attain ultimate perfection, brought Bijnour boy (Rahul Chaudhari village), on the posters of Pro Kabaddi Leauge.
- But the journey was not too short, he secretly applied for the trials of Kabaddi nationals held in Gujarat by Sports Authorities of India, and surprisingly, his raiding style, super fast actions on the mat impressed the selectors.
- At that very moment, he got the job offer from Indian Army, but he chooses to stay with Kabaddi, accepting the offer of Air India who wanted him to play from their side in national level tournaments.
- Start of the Pro Kabaddi League gave new feathers to the dreams Rahul Chaudhari have seen from his childhood, the sports became popular all over the world, and suddenly the hard work of every Kabaddi masters paid off.
- In the inaugural season of PKL in 2014, Rahul Chaudhari scored 151 raid points in season one of Pro Kabaddi League and was at the second position after Anup Kumar. He was playing from Telugu Titans which missed the knockout stage by the lack of just three points behind Patna Pirates.
- While in session two of the league, Rahul Chaudhari scored a total of 107 points out of which 98 were raid points. This time, Telugu Titans finished second in the league, which meant that they have qualified for the playoffs.
- But unfortunately, they lost the semifinal thriller by just one point where scoreline was 39-38 from Bengaluru Bulls and finished at third beating Patna Pirates with 34-26 on the match for the third place.
- In season three, i.e. Pro Kabaddi League 2016 held in January, Rahul Chaudhari scored 87 raid points but could not save his team eliminating from the Playoffs.
- Performances continue with the quality and attitude you carry with. It doesn't matter, where you are playing in season one, your debut match, or the season four in June 2016, where Rahul Chaudhari became the best raider with a whopping 146 raid points which added some more stars in Rahul Chaudhary Biography as he became the first player to reach to 400 points in the league.
- Because of this performance from their main raider, again Telugu Titans finished second in the points table and qualified for the knockout stages. But eliminated in the semifinals.
- Being in the Telugu Titans from last four years, and registering his name in the list of top five raiders in every season, Rahul Chaudhari was appointed as the captain for the session 5, where he crossed the milestone of 700 points in the league, and became the first player in the Pro Kabaddi League to do so.
- Rahul Chaudhary scored 193 raid points, finished at fifth place in the list of top raiders of the season while Pardeep Narwal topped the list with record 369 points. Telugu Titans finished second last in ZONE B, and dream of holding the title of the league again vanished for them.
- In the season 6 of Pro Kabaddi League, held in 2018, Rahul Chaudhari scored 166 raid points in 21 matches, out of which 159 were scored from the raids. Again they finished second last in the points table of ZONE B and eliminated from the knockout stages.
- Playing six long seasons with the same franchise, Telugu Titans, and no titles in the pocket, Rahul Chaudhari is now bought by Tamil Thalaivas for the season 7 of PKL starting from 20th July 2019.
- After the season 6, Rahul Chaudhari became the leading point scorer in the league (876), and second-highest raid point scorer after Pardeep Narwal, with 825 raid points.
- If we talk about the defensive skills, Rahul Chaudhari never steps back. He scored 51 tackle points wth 5 super tackles which were a treat to watch.
- After captaining the Indian Kabaddi team in 2014 during Beach Asian Games in Phuket, Thailand, Rahul Chaudhari guided his state team of Uttar Pradesh to their first Senior National Kabaddi Championship title in 2015.
- He was also part of 2016 South Asian Games and Kabaddi World Cup-winning squad, which was earned by years of hard work, grit and never give up the attitude of Indian Kabaddi Team.
- In Asian Kabaddi Championship 2017, when Indian Team was captained by Ajay Thakur, Rahul Chaudhari's amazing performance with all team combined efforts, put them on the peak and helped them winning another gold for the country.
- They later won 2018 Dubai Kabaddi Masters bringing some new faces into the Indian Kabaddi Side like Rohit Kumar, Maninder Singh and Sachin Tanwar.
- We have so much to watch, and this guy, Rahul Chaudhari has so much to deliver as now from Tamil Thalaivas along with his best friend, Ajay Thakur. If you want to stay updated with more news about Rahul Chaudhari, enter your email address in the form below and join our family.
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Achievements and Awards
- Performance In Pro Kabaddi League
PKL Seasons Matches Played Super Raids Super 10s Total Raid Points Super Tackles High 5s Total Tackle Points Overall Total Points Most Points In A Match 1 (2014) 14 2 8 151 1 - 10 161 23 2 (2015) 14 6 5 98 - - 9 107 14 3 (01/2016) 13 1 4 87 2 - 12 99 17 4 (06/2016) 16 6 7 146 1 - 4 150 18 5 (2017) 22 5 8 184 - - 9 193 17 6 (2018) 21 4 4 159 1 - 7 166 18 ALL Total 100 24 36 825 5 - 51 876 23
- Pro Kabaddi League Season 4 - The best raider (146 points)
- Most number of total points (876), (51) tackle points and second-highest raid points (825) in the history of Pro Kabaddi League.
- Asian games 2014, Phuket, Thailand - Gold (Beach Kabaddi)
- Senior Nationals Kabaddi Championships 2015 - Gold (Playing for Uttar Pradesh)
- South Asian Games 2016, Guwhati - Winner
- Kabaddi World Cup 2016 - Winner
- Asian Kabaddi Championship 2017 - Winner
- Dubai Kabaddi Masters 2018 - Winner
- Asian Games 2018, Jakarta - Bronze Medal