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
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.
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.