Badminton’s PV Sindhu

May/08/2022 / by Team SEEMA
PV Sindhu

About PV Sindhu

One of the best known sportswomen in India, Pusarla Venkata Sindhu has won many badminton titles across the globe. She was the first woman from India to win a silver medal at the Olympics and gold at the BWF World Championships. She earned her second Olympic medal at Tokyo in 2020; it was a bronze, and with it, she became the first Indian woman to win two medals in the Olympics.

PV Sindhu Biography

Born July 5, 1995, in Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh, PV Sindhu (Pusarla Venkata Sindhu) was the daughter of two Indian national players of volleyball. She had attraction to badminton, however, rather than volleyball. By the her age of eight years, she was playing regularly. She began training at the academy in Sucerdaband. Her badminton career began in her early life.

Pullela Gopichand saw her in action, and she soon was a member of the badminton academy of Gopichand, filled with inspiration. She would soon compete in international badminton, after winning junior badminton titles such as the All India Ranking Championship and the Sub-Junior Nationals.

She earned the Bronze medal for the Asian Badminton Championships as a Sub-Junior in 2009. Her premier international title in a senior category was at the 2011 Malaysian Internationals. Earning a place in the runner-up position, Sinhu succeeded at the 2012 National Badminton Championships for the Senior level.

Winning medals in the years that followed her 2012 win, Sindhu won a silver medal in Rio at the Olympics, held in 2016. She looked forward to Tokyo in 2020 after that. “Silver Sidhu” went on to become the World Champion in 2019. Her Indian resilience and mental abilities led to her acceptance of a Tokyo bronze medal, which gave her the record of being the first woman from India to win not just one, but two medals in the Olympics.

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She made history; she was the first person from India to be World Badminton Champion at the World Badminton Championships, which took place in Basel; this was in 2019.

In addition to international sport, she is the captain of the Hyderabad Hunters, in the Indian Premier Badminton League.

She is also known as a model. This is besides her profession as PV Sindhu badminton player.

PV Sidhu is looking forward to her next challenge. Although not concentrating the future, this will be in the 2024 Olympics in Paris, according to the Times of India. She hopes to add gold to her collection, a feat which so far has eluded her.

FAQ

Who is PV Sindhu married to?

At the present time, she is not in a marriage.

Where is she born?

She was born in Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh, India.

What is her net worth?

Her net worth has an estimation of $6 million, in U.S. dollars. It is 44 Crore Indian Rupees.

When did she start her career?

Her career began in 2008, when she won a Gold medal in the National School Games.