August 14, 2022
Badminton

PV Sindhu turns 22 as we discuss 10 lesser known facts about this ace Indian shuttler.

PV Sindhu turns 22 as we discuss 10 lesser known facts about this ace Indian shuttler.

Some unknown facts about PV Sindhu.

The badminton world has allready seen the domination of PV Sindhu in the Rio Olympics and a podium finish has made her a superstar of Indian badminton. Sindhu came to international attention when she broke into the top 20 of the BWF World Ranking in September 2012 at the age of 17. In 2013, she became the first ever Indian women’s singles player to win a medal at the Badminton World Championships. In March 2015, she is the recipient of India’s fourth highest civilian honor, the Padma Shri. Her silver medal win in the women’s singles event of the 2016 Summer Olympics made her the first Indian shuttler to reach the final of an Olympics badminton event and the youngest Indian to make a podium finish in an individual event at the Olympics. She is one among the top five shuttlers in women’ s singles category.

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We discuss some of the lesser known facts about this ace Indian shuttler on account of her 22nd Birthday.

  1. She was born in Secunderabad which is very close to Hyderabad in India

  2. Her parents are former volleyball players.

  3. In 2013 , she became the first Indian to win a medal in world championship competing in the singles category.

  4. She began to play badminton under the coaching of Mehboob Ali in Secunderabad at just a minor age of 8.


  5. Her zodiac sign is Cancer.

  6. Despite her busy playing career she is persuing MBA currently.

  7. She is the youngest Indian to win a medal in Olympics.

  8. Sindhu received Padma Shri the 4th highest civilian award in India. Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna Award for badminton in 2016. Arjuna Award for badminton in 2013.

  9. Sindhu is a hardcore non vegetarian and loves the Hyderabadi Biryani and chocolates.

  10. Her first international title came in the year 2011 when she clinched the Indonesia international.

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