Last Updated: 30 Sep, 2023 | Views: 395
Profession: Sports Women
Other Profession(s): Athlete, Badminton Player
Higher Education: 12th Standard
Saina Nehwal is the first female player in India and the second Indian player of Indian after Prakash Padukone. She completed her class 12 at St. Ann's College for Women. Saina Nehwal started her training under the Pullea Gopichand at the Gopichand Badminton Academy, but in 2014, she joined Prakash Padukone Academy and trained under the U. Vimal Kumar. She represented India three times in the Olympics. Saina won 24 international titles, including ten Super series titles.
Career of Saina Nehwal
In 2006: She created history in the Indian chapter by winning the "Asian Satellite Badminton tournament "twice and becoming the under-19 national champion.
In 2008: Saina Nehwal was the first Indian who wins World Junior Badminton Championships.
In 2009: Saina became the first Indian Lady who received the BWF Super series titles.
In 2012: She participated in the Badminton women's singles tournament at the Olympic games in London and Won Bronze.
In 2018: Saina Nehwal won her first Gold Medal After defeating Top Badminton player P.V Sindhu in the finals.
Awards and Achievements of Saina Nehwal
In 2016: Saina Nehwal received Padma Bhusan.
In 2010: She received the major Dhyan Chand Khel Ratna award.
Unknown Facts about Saina Nehwal
Chaudhary Charan Singh Haryana Agricultural University is renamed after the name of Saina Nehwal (Saina Nehwal Institute of Agriculture Technology, Training, and Education).
She became the 82nd national badminton championship by defeating P. V. Sindhu.