Pusarla Venkata Sindhu(PV Sindhu)
is the new Badminton sensation that came into existence in Rio Olympics 2016. People were aware of her name before that but just as a mere player which changed as soon as the stint of olympics was over. Here are 3 stories of PV sindhu(Wikipaedia info) that will make every aspiring Woman in world Proud;-
- First Indian Woman to win a Silver Medal-This is the medal that has made Sindhu a celebrity in the world. After a dismal performance by most of the Indian Athletes who were considered as medal contenders, only Sindhu & Sakshi were in the medals tally. A proud moment for every woman.
- Padma Shri awardee- She is the recipient of 4th civilian highest award of India award was given by The President of India Mr. Pranab Mukherjee for excellence in the game of Badminton.
- Ambuja Cement All India ranking Single’s title winner- She won Ambuja Cement All India ranking Single title which was also an important achievement in her life. PV Sindhu’s father himself is a Arjuna Awardee for volleyball while her mother was also a professional volleyball player. So she kind of followed into the same suit.
Sindhu started her career very early at the age of only 8 years. Her coach P. Gopichand was her inspiration. After he won All England Open Badminton Championship in the year 2001. So she followed her idol and decided to do the same.
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