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Country: India

Valiyaveetil Diju also known as V. Diju, is an Indian badminton player from Kozhikode, Kerala. He, along with partner Jwala Gutta, is the current national mixed-doubles champions and the pair are currently ranked 7th in the world by Badminton World Federation. He is the winner of Arjuna Award 2014, given by the Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports, government of Indiato recognize his outstanding achievement in National sports. He is also the winner of G. V. Raja awards, which is the highest government-level recognition for sports persons in Kerala. He is winner of Jimmy George award 2014.He is also winner of Vivekanandha sports excellence award 2014. He won the Youth excellence award also in 2014. He is only the second badminton player from the state, after Vimal Kumar, to represent India in Olympics.

FullName: Valiyaveetil Diju

Birthplace: Kozhikode, Kerala

Handedness: Right

DOB: 4-Jan-81

Height: 6ft 1in