Pusarla Venkata Sindhu

How to learn vidya Olympic Silver Medalist PV Sindhu
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Biography & Personal information

Birth name Pusarla Venkata Sindhu
Country India
Born 5 July 1995 (age 22)
Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh, India
Residence  Amaravati, Andhra Pradesh, India
Height 1.79 m (5 ft 10 in)
Weight 65 kg (143 lb)
Years active 2009–present
Handedness Right
Coach Pullela Gopichand

Mulyo Handoyo

Women’s Singles
Highest ranking 2 (4 April 2017)
Current ranking 2 (12 October 2017)



Pusarla Venkata Sindhu (conceived 5 July 1995) is an Indian expert badminton player, who is presently world no 2 in the BWF World Ranking. At the 2016 Summer Olympics, she turned into the primary Indian lady to win an Olympic silver award. She is one of the two Indian badminton players to ever win an Olympic decoration – other being Saina Nehwal. She was additionally a silver medalist at the 2017 BWF World Championships and, in 2017, turned out to be first Indian ever to win Korea Open Super Series.

Sindhu came to universal consideration when she broke into the best 20 of the BWF World Ranking in September 2012 at 17 years old. In 2013, she turned into the main ever Indian ladies’ singles player to win an award at the Badminton World Championships. In March 2015, she is the beneficiary of India’s fourth most astounding non-military personnel respect, the Padma Shri. Her silver decoration win in the ladies’ singles occasion of the 2016 Summer Olympics made her the principal Indian shuttler to achieve the last of an Olympics badminton occasion and the most youthful Indian to influence a platform to compete in an individual occasion at the Olympics. She is one among the main five shuttlers in ladies’ s singles class.


Pusarla Venkata Sindhu was destined to P. V. Ramana of Eluru, West Godavari region and P. Vijaya of Vijayawada, Krishna locale. She lives in Hyderabad. In 2000, Ramana was granted Arjuna Award for his game. In spite of the fact that her folks played proficient volleyball, Sindhu picked badminton over it since she drew motivation from the accomplishment of Pullela Gopichand, 2001 All England Open Badminton Champion. She, in the end, began playing badminton from the age of eight.

Early training

Sindhu first took in the nuts and bolts of the game with the direction of Mehboob Ali at the badminton courts of Indian Railway Institute of Signal Engineering and Telecommunications in Secunderabad. Before long, she joined Pullela’s Gopichand Badminton Academy. While profiling Sindhu’s profession, a reporter with The Hindu composed:

The way that she provides details regarding the time at the instructing camps every day, voyaging a separation of 56 km from her home, is maybe an impression of her ability to finish her want to be a decent badminton player with the required diligent work and responsibility.

Gopichand backed this current reporter’s feeling when he said that “the most striking component in Sindhu’s amusement is her mentality and the never incredible.” After joining Gopichand’s badminton foundation, Sindhu won a few titles. In the under-10 years class, she won the fifth Servo All India positioning title in the pairs classification and the singles title at the Ambuja Cement All India positioning. In the under-13 year’s classification, Sindhu won the singles title at the Sub-youngsters in Pondicherry, duplicates titles at the Krishna Khaitan All India Tournament, IOC All India Ranking, the Sub-Junior Nationals and the All India Ranking in Pune. She additionally won the under-14 group gold award at the 51st National School Games in India.