PV Sindhu is India’s ace shuttler who has made the country proud in a very short span of time. The 24-year old was born in Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh (now Telangana) on 5th July 1995 and worked under one of India’s finest Pullela Gopichand.
She made her debut in the year 2009 and rose to prominence shortly. She currently sits 6th in the World rankings and has even held the 2nd spot in the year 2017 which was her best. Talking about her career record, she has 323 wins along with 137 losses against her name from 460 matches in singles competition. Along with the mentioned wins, she has held 15 career titles.
Age: 24 years
Height: 5 feet 10 inches
PV Sindhu Olympic Medals:
She was the runner-up in the 2016 Rio Olympics and received the Silver Medal.
PV Sindhu Boyfriend:
No rumoured boyfriend
PV Sindhu Awards:
Recipient of Arjuna Award in the year 2013.
Recipient of Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna in the year 2016.
Recipient of Padma Bhushan in the year 2015.
Recipient of Padma Shri in the year 2015.
PV Sindhu Records:
She has won the BWF World Tour and finished as the runner-up thrice.
She has won the BWF Superseries thrice and finished as the runners-up four times.
BWF Grand Prix (6 titles, 3 runners-up titles)
BWF international Challenge (4 Titles and runners-up once)
She has her name etched in the list of Forbes India’s first list of 22 young achievers in the year 2018.
She has also won the 2019 World Championships which took place in Basel, Switzerland.
In the 2018 Commonwealth Games which took place in Gold Coast, Australia she won a Gold medal in the Mixed team event.
She has won three consecutive Bronze Medals in the World Championships in the year 2013 and 2014.
She still remains the first-ever Indian woman to play a gold medal match in the Olympics.
She considers Sachin Tendulkar as her role model and Pullela Gopichand as her inspiration.
She was named 2014 NDTV Indian of the year.
She has also featured on the cover of many magazines including JFW, Elle and Grazia.