- P V Sindhu Biography – Profile, Achievements, Honours, Career, Awards and recognition – PV Sindhu is is an Indian professional badminton player. She became the first Indian woman to win an Olympic silver medal, and one of the two Indian badminton players to ever win an Olympic medal – other being Saina Nehwal.
P V Sindhu Profile
Personal information of PV Sindhu
Her Birth name Pusarla Venkata Ramana Sindhu
She belong to India country.
She Born on 5 July 1995 Hyderabad, Telangana, Ind
Her Residence is at Hyderabad, Telangana, India
PV Sindhu Height 1.77 m (5 ft 10 in)
Her Weight 65 kg (143 lb; 10.2 st)
She is actively playing from year 2009–present
She is right Hand playert
Her Coach is Mr Pullela Gopichand
Her father name is Father P. V. Ramana
Her mother name is Mother P. Vijaya
Career record PV Sindhu won 283 and 117 Loss
Highest ranking 2 (4 April 2017)
Current ranking 2 (25 October 2018)
Career of P V Sindhu
In the international zone, Sindhu won a bronze medalist at the 2009 Sub-Junior Asian Badminton Championships held in Colombo. At the 2010 Iran Fajr International Badminton Challenge, she conqure the silver medal in the singles category. Sindhu reached the quarterfinals of the 2010 Junior World Badminton Championships that was held in Mexico. She was a team member in India’s national team at the 2010 Uber Cup.
- On 7 July 2012, she won Asia Youth Under-19 Championship. In the same year, she stunned London 2012 Olympics gold medallist from China and entered the semi-finals of Li Ning China Masters Super Series tournament.
- Sindhu’s performance at Malaysian open 2013 made her win the maiden Grand Prix Gold title.
The best moment in her career perhaps came in the same year when she became India’s first medallist in women’s singles at the Badminton World Championships.
- P. V. Sindhu ended 2013 on a happy note by winning Macau Open Grand Prix Gold title, and the Arjun Award, one of the highest honours for a sportsperson in the country.
- In 2014, she won back-to-back medals in the World Badminton Championship and became the first Indian to do that.
- In 2015, she played at the Denmark Open and reached to the final defeating three seeded players, namely Tai Tzu-ying, Wang Yihan and Carolina Marin. In November the same year, she won by Japan’s Minatsu Mitani and bagged successive women’s singles title at the Macau Open Grand Prix Gold.
- 2016 brought her another achievement of winning the Malaysia Masters Grand Prix Gold women’s singles title, where she won by Scotland’s Kirsty Gilmour in the final. In August, she reached the semifinal of the women’s singles event at the 2016 Summer Olympics after defeating World No.2 Wang Yihan.
- She created milestone by reaching the finals after beating Japan’s Nozomi Okuhara in the women’s singles semi-final in the Rio Olympics. She won a silver medal in the finals, while the gold has been taken by Spain’s Carolina Marin.
- She won by Carolina Marin and won 2017 India Open Superseries title
Honours of P V Sindhu
- PV Sindhu received Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna Award for badminton in 2013
- PV Sindhu received Arjuna Award for badminton in 2013
- PV Sindhu received Padma Shri Award, the fourth highest civilian honor in 2016
Achievements of P V Sindhu
S. No. Year Tournament Opponent in final Score Result
1 2011 Indonesia International Indonesia Fransisca Ratnasari 21–16, 21–11 Won
2 2013 Malaysia Masters Singapore Gu Juan 21–17, 17–21, 21–19 Won
3 2013 Macau Open Canada Michelle Li 21–15, 21–12 Won
4 2014 Macau Open South Korea Kim Hyo-min 21–12, 21–17 Won
5 2015 Macau Open Japan Minatsu Mitani 21–9, 21–23, 21–14 Won
6 2016 Malaysia Masters Scotland Kirsty Gilmour 21–15, 21–9 Won
7 2016 China Open China Sun Yu 21–11, 17–21, 21–11 Won
8 2017 Syed Modi International Indonesia Gregoria Mariska 21–13, 21–14 Won
9 2017 India Open Spain Carolina Marin 21–19, 21–16 Won
10 2017 Korea Open Japan Nozomi Okuhara 22–20, 11-21, 21–18 Won
S. No. Year Tournament Opponent in final Score
1 2011 Dutch Open Netherlands Yao Jie 16–21, 17–21
2 2012 Syed Modi International Indonesia Lindaweni Fanetri 15–21, 21–18, 18–21
3 2014 Syed Modi International India Saina Nehwal 14–21, 17–21
4 2015 Denmark Open China Li Xuerui 19–21, 12–21
5 2016 Hong Kong Open Chinese Taipei Tai Tzu-ying 15–21, 17–21
6 2016 Olympics Spain Carolina Marin 21-19, 12–21, 15-21
7 2017 World Championships Japan Nozomi Okuhara 19-21, 22–20, 20-22
8 2017 Hong Kong Open Chinese Taipei Tai Tzu-ying 18–21, 18–21
9 2017 Super Series Finals Japan Akane Yamaguchi 21–15, 12–21, 19–21
10 2018 India Open United States Beiwen Zhang 18-21, 21-11, 20-22
11 2018 Commonwealth Games India Saina Nehwal 18-21, 21–23
12 2018 Thailand Open Japan Nozomi Okuhara 15-21, 18-21
13 2018 World Championships Spain Carolina Marin 19-21, 10–21
14 2018 Asian Games Chinese Taipei Tai Tzu-ying 13-21, 16–21
Awards and recognition of P V Sindhu
Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna, highest sporting honour of India (2016)
Padma Shri, the fourth highest civilian award of India (2015)
Arjuna Award (2013)
- FICCI Breakthrough Sportsperson of the Year 2014
- NDTV Indian of the Year 2014
- ₹10 lakh (US$14,000) from the Badminton Association of India, for her victory in the 2015 Macau Open Badminton Championships.
- ₹5 lakh (US$7,000) from the Badminton Association of India, for her victory in the 2016 Malaysia Master
- Rewards for winning the silver medal at the 2016 Rio Summer Olympics
- ₹5 crore (US$700,000), and a land grant from the Government of Telangana.
- ₹3 crore (US$420,000), a Group A cadre job(Deputy Collector of Andhra Pradesh) and 1000 yd2 land grant from the Government of Andhra Pradesh.
- ₹2 crore (US$280,000) from the Government of Delhi.
- ₹75 lakh (US$100,000) from her employer, Bharat Petroleum Corporation, with promotion from assistant to deputy sports manager.
- ₹50 lakh (US$70,000) from the Government of Haryana.
- ₹50 lakh (US$70,000) from the Government of Madhya Pradesh.
- ₹50 lakh (US$70,000) from the Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports.
- ₹50 lakh (US$70,000) from Badminton Association of India
- ₹50 lakh (US$70,000) from NRI businessman, Mukkattu Sebastian
- ₹30 lakh (US$42,000) from the Indian Olympic Association.
- ₹5 lakh (US$7,000) from All India Football Federation.
- BMW car from the Hyderabad District Badminton Association and as well as Indian cricketer Sachin Tendulkar
- ₹1.01 lakh (US$1,400) from Salman Khan, for qualifying as an Olympic participant.
- Miniature badminton racquet memento with gold and diamond from Kirtilals.