P. V. Sindhu

About P. V. Sindhu

Who is it?: Badminton Player
Birth Day: July 05, 1995
Birth Place: Hyderabad, Indian
Birth name: Pusarla Venkata Sindhu
Country: India
Residence: Hyderabad, Telangana, India
Height: 5 ft 11 in (180 cm)
Weight: 69 kg (152 lb)
Years active: 2009–present
Handedness: Right
Coach: Pullela Gopichand
Highest ranking: 2 (4.04.2017)
Current ranking: 3 (12 April 2018)
Medal record Women's badminton Representing  India Olympic Games 2016 Rio de Janeiro Women's singles World Championships 2017 Glasgow Women's singles 2014 Copenhagen Women's singles 2013 Guangzhou Women's singles Uber Cup 2016 Kunshan Women's team 2014 New Delhi Women's team Commonwealth Games 2018 Gold Coast Mixed team 2018 Gold Coast Women's singles 2014 Glasgow Women's singles Asian Games 2014 Incheon Women's team Asian Championships 2014 Gimcheon Women's singles South Asian Games 2016 Guwahati Women's team 2016 Guwahati Women's singles Asian Junior Championships 2012 Gimcheon Girls' singles 2011 Lucknow Girls' singles 2011 Lucknow Mixed team Commonwealth Youth Games 2011 Douglas Girls' singles Women's badmintonRepresenting  IndiaOlympic GamesWorld ChampionshipsUber CupCommonwealth GamesAsian GamesAsian ChampionshipsSouth Asian GamesAsian Junior ChampionshipsCommonwealth Youth Games: 2016 Rio de JaneiroWomen's singles2017 GlasgowWomen's singles2014 CopenhagenWomen's singles2013 GuangzhouWomen's singles2016 KunshanWomen's team2014 New DelhiWomen's team2018 Gold CoastMixed team2018 Gold CoastWomen's singles2014 GlasgowWomen's singles2014 IncheonWomen's team2014 GimcheonWomen's singles2016 GuwahatiWomen's team2016 GuwahatiWomen's singles2012 GimcheonGirls' singles2011 LucknowGirls' singles2011 LucknowMixed team2011 DouglasGirls' singles

P. V. Sindhu

P. V. Sindhu was born on July 05, 1995 in Hyderabad, Indian, is Badminton Player. P. V. Sindhu is an Indian professional badminton player who earned widespread fame after winning a silver medal in the 2016 Rio Olympics. With this win, she became the first and youngest Indian woman to win a silver medal at the Olympics. She also became the second Indian badminton player to win an Olympic medal after Saina Nehwal. In 2013, she won a bronze medal at the Badminton World Championships to become the first Indian women's singles player to do so. She repeated this feat the very next year by winning another bronze medal. She has already won a number of medals for her country, which helped her earn the nation's top two sports honors, the Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna and the Arjuna Award. She was also awarded the Padma Shri, India’s fourth highest civilian award, in March 2015. While being born to a family deeply rooted in sports might have helped her, according to her coach Pullela Gopichand, her determination and commitment to the game is the reason behind her success.
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Popular As P. V. Sindhu
Occupation Sportspersons
Age 27 years old
Zodiac Sign Leo
Born July 05, 1995 (Hyderabad, Indian)
Birthday July 05
Town/City Hyderabad, Indian
Nationality Indian

🌙 Zodiac

P. V. Sindhu’s zodiac sign is Leo. According to astrologers, people born under the sign of Leo are natural born leaders. They are dramatic, creative, self-confident, dominant and extremely difficult to resist, able to achieve anything they want to in any area of life they commit to. There is a specific strength to a Leo and their "king of the jungle" status. Leo often has many friends for they are generous and loyal. Self-confident and attractive, this is a Sun sign capable of uniting different groups of people and leading them as one towards a shared cause, and their healthy sense of humor makes collaboration with other people even easier.

🌙 Chinese Zodiac Signs

P. V. Sindhu was born in the Year of the Pig. Those born under the Chinese Zodiac sign of the Pig are extremely nice, good-mannered and tasteful. They’re perfectionists who enjoy finer things but are not perceived as snobs. They enjoy helping others and are good companions until someone close crosses them, then look out! They’re intelligent, always seeking more knowledge, and exclusive. Compatible with Rabbit or Goat.

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The fact that she reports on time at the coaching camps daily, travelling a distance of 56 km from her residence, is perhaps a reflection of her willingness to complete her desire to be a good badminton player with the required hard work and commitment.



Pusarla Venkata Sindhu was born in Vijayawada. She lives in Hyderabad. In 2000, Ramana was awarded Arjuna Award for his sport. Though her parents played professional volleyball, Sindhu chose badminton over it because she drew inspiration from the success of Pullela Gopichand, the 2001 All England Open Badminton Champion. She eventually started playing badminton from the age of eight.


In the international circuit, Sindhu was a bronze medallist at the 2009 Sub-Junior Asian Badminton Championships held in Colombo. At the 2010 Iran Fajr International Badminton Challenge, she won 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..


Gopichand seconded this correspondent's opinion when he said that "the most striking feature in Sindhu's game is her attitude and the never-say-die spirit." After joining Gopichand's badminton academy, Sindhu won several titles. In the under-10 years category, she won the 5th Servo All India ranking championship in the doubles category and the singles title at the Ambuja Cement All India ranking. In the under-13 years category, Sindhu won the singles title at the Sub-juniors in Pondicherry, doubles titles at the Krishna Khaitan All India Tournament, IOC All India Ranking, the Sub-Junior Nationals and the All India Ranking in Pune. She also won the under-14 team gold medal at the 51st National School Games in India.


Sindhu finished runner-up in the Syed Modi India Grand Prix Gold event held in Lucknow in December 2012. She didn't lose a single set coming into the final, but was upset by the Indonesian Linda Weni Fanetri for 21–15, 18–21, 21–18. She reached her career best ranking of 15.


At the prestigious All England Open, Sindhu made it to the top 4, before losing to world No.3 Akane Yamaguchi in the semifinal with the score 21–19, 19–21, 18–21. This is Sindhu's best performance at the All England Open Championships. Sindhu competed at the 2018 Commonwealth Games in Gold Coast, winning a gold in the mixed team event and a silver medal in the women's singles event.


PV Sindhu reached the semifinal stage of 2014 Commonwealth Games in the women's singles competition, which she lost to Michelle Li of Canada. PV Sindhu later created history by becoming the first Indian to win two back-to-back medals in the BWF World Badminton Championships after her bronze medal finish in 2014 BWF World Championships held in Denmark.


Record against the Super Series finalists, the World Championships semifinalists, and the Olympic quarterfinalists (as of 20 November 2016):


In the India Open Superseries, Sindhu won the title by defeating Carolina Marin in straight games. In the BWF World Championships held from 21 to 27 August 2017 at Emirates Arena in Glasgow, Scotland, Sindhu had to settle for silver after losing to Japan's Nozomi Okuhara in the finals with scores 19–21, 22–20, 20–22. Sindhu defeated Okuhara in the final of the 2017 Korea Open Super Series by 22–20, 11–21, 21–18, thereby becoming the first Indian to win Korea Open..

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