Badminton Girls - Absolutely, the Women of Substance
- by Admin
- April 20, 2018
Here’s to the greatest Badminton woman of substance "Pusarla Venkata Sindhu" a.k.a 'P.V Sindhu', the girl whom the whole Nation is proud of; the daughter of India; who has become the face of India in Badminton. There is a never-ending prefix to this name. P.V Sindhu is s professional badminton who represents India. A very young, strong, full of dreams, an inspiring girl whose achievements has made each and every Indian proud. She is the first Indian woman to win an Olympic silver medal ever. P.V Sindhu and Saina Nehwal are the only two badminton players from India to ever win an Olympic medal. Sindhu has won silver in 'Women's singles' at the Commonwealth Games held in the year 2018.
She has also won a silver medal at the 2017 ' 'Badminton World Federation Championships'. P.V. Sindhu came into lime-light after she broke into the top 20 of the Badminton World Federation ranking in September 2012 when she was only 17 years old. In the year 2013, she was the first ever Indian women's singles player to win a medal at the Badminton World Championships. In the year 2015, she is received India's fourth highest civilian recognition, the 'Padma Shri'. And still the cheering and that excitement to watch her graceful game have not gone from everyone's eyes when she recently in 2016 became the very first Indian woman Badminton player to win the Silver medal in Summer Olympics in 'women's singles'. This is not the only thing of which everyone is shocked to see, she was the Youngest Indian who was standing on the finish podium in an individual event and waving Indian flag. As said in the Badminton titles "Shutters"(Players), she ranks 3rd. in the whole world. P. V. Sindhu has been hired as an assistant sports manager by Bharat Petroleum since July 2013, at their Hyderabad office.
After she won her silver-medal victory at the Rio Summer Olympics, she was raised to deputy sports manager. She was also appointed as the very first brand ambassador of Bridgestone India. Also, the Government of Andhra Pradesh appointed P.V. Sindhu as their Deputy Collector (Group-I). She was leading the Indian parade in commonwealth games 2018. All these achievements were only possible because of her dedication and hardcore training. P.V. Sindhu first learned the basics of the sport under the guidance of 'Mehboob Ali' at badminton courts of 'Indian Railway Institute of Signal Engineering and Telecommunications' which is located in Secunderabad. After some time, she joined Pullela Gopichand's' Gopichand Badminton Academy'. There was a lot of struggle to reach her Academy but she anyhow managed to overcome it. She always reported on-time at the coaching camps.
She use to travel a distance of 56 km from her home which evidently reflects her willingness to complete her own desire to be the best badminton player with she knew that it would require hard work, sacrifices, and commitment. 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 she joined Gopichand's badminton academy, P.V. Sindhu won numerous titles.
In under-10 years category, she acquired 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 at the Sub-juniors in 'Pondicherry', doubles at the 'Krishna Khaitan' All India Tournament, IOC All India Ranking, the Sub-Junior Nationals and the All India Ranking in Pune. She also obtained the under-14 team gold medal at the '51st National School Games' in India.
We all are grateful to her inspiring carrier story and the whole India salutes your spirit and your Sportsmanship.