Pusarla V Sindhu is a Indian professional badminton player. She is the first Indian woman to win an Olympics silver medal, and the first Indian to win a Badminton World Championships medal.
Sindhu has also won several other notable tournaments, including the India Open, Malaysia Masters, and Syed Modi International Badminton Championships. In this blog post, we will take a look at PV Sindhu’s career highlights, wiki, BWF, bio, and medals.
Story of Pusarla V Sindhu
PV Sindhu was born on July 5th, 1995 in Hyderabad, India. She comes from a family of sports enthusiasts – her father was a volleyball player and her mother was a state-level badminton player.
Sindhu started playing badminton at the age of eight, and soon began to dominate local tournaments. In 2009, she won the sub-junior national championships in the doubles category.
Sindhu made her senior international debut in 2011 at the Uber Cup. Since then, she has gone on to win many prestigious tournaments, including the India Open, Malaysia Masters, and Syed Modi International Badminton Championships.
She reached the final of the 2017 BWF World Championships, becoming the first Indian woman to do so. Unfortunately, she lost to Japan’s Nozomi Okuhara in a close match.
In 2018, Sindhu had another breakthrough year when she won a silver medal at the 2018 Asian Games. This made her only the second Indian woman to ever win an Asiad medal in badminton – the first being Karnam Malleswari who won bronze in the 2000 Sydney Olympics.
Later that year, Sindhu became only the second Indian woman to reach the final of the BWF World Championships (again losing to Okuhara). Finally, at the 2018 Olympics in Tokyo, she won a historic silver medal – making her India’s first-ever Olympic silver medallist in badminton!
Pusarla V Sindhu is one of India’s most accomplished badminton players. She has won numerous prestigious tournaments throughout her career, including the India Open, Malaysia Masters, Syed Modi International Badminton Championships, and 2018 Asian Games.
PV Sindhu is also the first Indian woman to win an Olympic silver medal (2018), and only the second Indian woman to ever win an Asiad medal in badminton. A true champion of her sport!
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