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P.V. Sindhu biography, age, height, weight, family, professional career, boyfriend and many more

P.V. Sindhu is an Indian Badminton Player. She is the only Indian woman to have won two individual medals at the Olympics. Sindhu was recognised in March 2015 with the Padma Shri and India’s fourth-highest civilian honour. She came in eighth on Forbes List of the “Highest Paid Female Athletes” in 2018 and first on Forbes India’s inaugural list of the “22 Young Achievers.”

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P.V. Sindhu biography

P. V. Sindhu was born in Hyderabad on July 5, 1995. Her zodiac sign is Cancer.

She was a student at Auxilium High. She excelled in school as a child and aspired to become a doctor. Sindhu first picked up a badminton racket when she was only 8 1/2 years old. She started off playing it for enjoyment, but she soon realised that she wanted to pursue it as a career. She enrolled at the Indian Railway Institute in Secunderabad to study with Mehboob Ali and pick up the fundamentals of the sport before joining Pullela Gopichand’s badminton academy to hone her abilities. To this day (as of 2019), Pullela Gopichand remains Sindhu’s coach. Notably, he serves as the team’s head coach for badminton in India. She then registered for MBA classes at St. Ann’s College for Women.

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P.V. Sindhu age, height and weight

Sindhu’s age is 27 years old (as of 2022). Her height is 5’10 1/2″ and weight is 65 kg. Shade of her hairs and eyes is black.

P.V. Sindhu family

The parents of P. V. Sindhu are P. V. Ramana and P. Vijaya. Her parents were also volleyball players in the past. P. V. Ramana, her father, received the Arjuna Award in 2000 for his commitment of sports. She has an older sister named Divyaram Pusarla, who played handball at the national level before training to be a doctor.

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Her professional career

At the 2009 Sub-Junior Asian Badminton Championships in Colombo, Sindhu made her debut as a badminton player on the world stage and took home the bronze. She then participated in the 2010 Iran Fajr International Badminton Challenge, where she won the singles silver medal. In the singles competition at the Douglas Commonwealth Youth Games in 2011, she took home a gold medal. Her life had a turning point because of that. Her biggest performance, nevertheless, came in 2012 when she won the Li Ning China Masters Super Series match against Li Xuerui of China, who had won the gold medal at the London Olympics. The first Indian woman to compete in the women’s singles event at the Badminton World Championship was Sindhu in 2013.

She then overcame Japanese competitor Nozomi Okuhara in the 2016 Summer Olympics semifinals to go to the finals. Sindhu achieved history by becoming the first Indian shuttler to compete in the Olympic final in 2016. She even made Olympic history as the youngest Indian to place third in an individual competition. Carolina Marin, who won the 83-minute championship match against Sidhu, earned the silver medal for the Olympics. After defeating Japan’s Nozomi Okuhara in the World Tour final of 2018, she won the championship.

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She defeated China’s He Bing Jiao 21-13, 21-15 to earn the bronze medal in the 2020 Tokyo Olympics, making history by becoming the first Indian woman to win two individual Olympic medals on August 1st, 2021. She beat Zhi Yi Wang of China to win the Singapore Open championship in July 2022.

Achievements

– Bronze Medal at the Colombo-based Sub-Junior Asian Badminton Championship (2009)
– Iranian Fajr International Badminton Challenge: Women’s Singles Silver (2010)
– Won the Asia Youth Under-19 Championship championship (2012)
-First Grand Prix Gold for her performance at the 2013 Malaysian Open
– Arjuna Award for Badminton (2013)
– At the World Championship, a bronze medal (2013 & 2014)
-Guwahati South Asian Games gold medal (2016)
– Silver medalists at Rio Olympics (2016)

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– Asian Games women’s singles silver medalist (2018)
– Ranked first among 22 Young Achievers on Forbes India’s inaugural list (2018)
– First Indian to win the BWF World Tour Finals (2018)
– Padama Shri Award(2015)
– Rajiv GandhiKhel Ratna Award (2016)
– In a lopsided final staged in Basel, Switzerland in August 2019, she defeated longtime rival Nozomi Okuhara of Japan to become the first Indian to win a gold medal at the Badminton World Championships.

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– Bonze medal for Tokyo Olympic in 2020
– She was presented with the Padma Bhushan award (2020) by President on November 8 at Rashtrapati Bhavan.

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