P.V. Sindhu: List of Major Records

PV Sindhu is the first Indian to win the silver medal at Olympic event in addition to this she has became first Indian badminton player who has won the gold medal at the BWF World Tour Finals in 2019. The highest ranking of PV Sindhu was world number 2 while currently she is world number 3 player.

Hemant Singh
Aug 26, 2019, 12:58 IST
P V Sindhu with WBF Trophy
P V Sindhu with WBF Trophy

Personal information of PV Sindhu

Full Name: Pusarla Venkata Sindhu

Father: P. V. Ramana

Mother: P. Vijaya

Date and Place of Birth: 5 July 1995 (age 24), Hyderabad, Telangana

Height: 1.79 m (5 ft 10 in)

Weight: 60 kg (132 lb)

Hobbies of Sindhu: Watching Movies, doing Yoga

Education:  B.com from St. Ann’s College for Women (Mehdipatnam); now pursuing MBA

Years debut: 2011–present

Handedness: Right

Coach: Pullela Gopichand

Career record: 312 wins, 129 losses

Career title(s): 15

Highest ranking: 2 (7 April 2017)

Current ranking: 3 (20 August 2019)

Earnings: $8.5 million, Sindhu was ranked seventh in Forbes' list of "Highest-Paid Female Athletes 2018.


1. She received Arjuna Award for badminton on 24 September 2013.

2. She was awarded with India's fourth highest civilians award Padma Shri Award in 2015.

3. Sindhu honoured with Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna Award, the highest sporting honour of India, on 29 August 2016.

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PV sindhu got famous when she entered into the top 20 of the BWF World Ranking in September 2012 at the age of just 17 years.

PV Sindhu has broken the dominance of Chinese players in the world of Badminton. She has defeated top Chinese players like; Chen Yu Fei in SF of World Championship 2019 and 2017. Sindhu defeated Li Xue Rui in the World Championship 2015.

List of medals won by P.V. Sindhu

1. Olympic Games

Silver medal at 2016 Rio de Janeiro Olympic Games. 

2. World Championships

a. Gold medal in 2019 (Women's singles)

b. Silver medal in 2018 (Women's singles)

c. Silver medal  in 2017  (Women's singles)

d. Bronze medal in 2014  (Women's singles)

e. Bronze medal in 2013 (Women's singles)

3. Uber Cup

a. Bronze medal in 2014 New Delhi, (Women's team)

b. Bronze medal in 2016 Kunshan, (Women's team)

4. Asian Games

a. Silver medal in  2018 Jakarta-Palembang(Women's singles)

b. Bronze medal in 2014 Incheon (Women's team)

5. Commonwealth Games

a. Gold medal in 2018 Gold Coast (Mixed team)

b. Silver medal in 2018 Gold Coast (Women's singles)

c. Bronze medal in 2014 Glasgow (Women's singles)

6. Asian Championships

a.  Bronze medal in 2014 Gimcheon (Women's singles)

7. South Asian Games

a. Gold medal: Guwahati (Women's team) in 2016

b. Silver medal: Guwahati (Women's singles)  in 2016

8. Commonwealth Youth Games

a. Gold medal in 2011 (Girls' singles)

9. Asian Junior Championships

a. Gold medal in 2012 at Gimcheon (Girls' singles)

b. Bronze medal in 2011 Lucknow (Girls' singles)

c. Bronze medal in 2011 Lucknow (Mixed team)

In addition to the above medals she has won the 3 BWF Superseries titles while remains 
runners-up in the 4 BWF Superseries.

In the conclusion it can be said that PV Sindhu is like a badminton sensation in India. In the years to come we would listen a lot about the legendary badminton player.

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