Pusarla Venkata Sindhu (born 5 July 1995) is an Indian professional badminton player. Over the course of her career, Sindhu has won medals at multiple tournaments including Olympics and on the BWF circuit including a gold at the 2019 World Championships.
Who won India’s first Olympic medal in badminton?
Another Indian, Manoj Kumar won the bronze after beating Daisuke Fujihara in the third place play-off. With badminton making its debut at the Paralympics this year, Bhagat, the current world No. 1, thus became the first Indian to win a gold medal in the sport.
Who won the gold medal in badminton for India?
India’s Krishna Nagar won the country’s 2nd gold medal in badminton at Tokyo Paralympics after reigning supreme in the men’s singles SH6 category on Sunday.
Who is India’s best badminton player?
Pullela Gopichand is a name now synonymous with Indian badminton. A disciple of the famed ‘Prakash Padukone Centre of Excellence’, Gopichand won his first national title in 1996, before going on to win the next four in a row.
Who won the first medal in badminton?
Bhagat, who had contracted polio when he was 4 years old, picked up the sports after watching his neighbours play. Initially, he competed against able-bodied players before getting into competitive para badminton in 2006.
Who is the king of badminton in India?
Prakash Padukone, (born June 10, 1955, Bangalore [Bengaluru], India), Indian badminton champion who dominated the national badminton scene for almost a decade (1971–80) and put India on the sport’s international map.
Who is the king of badminton?
Liem Swie King
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Who is the No 1 female badminton player?
Saina Nehwal is the first Indian badminton player to become world No. 1.