Pusarla Venkata Sindhu ( P.V Sindhu ) is a famous and one of the most successful sportspersons and badminton player of India. Sindu is the first Indian woman to become the badminton world champion and the second athlete from India who won two consective medals in Olympic Games. She has won many medals at various tournaments such as World Championship 2019, Olympics and BWF circuit. At the age of 17, she came into top 20 of the BWF World Ranking in 2012. After the China’s player Zhang Ning, she is the second player who won five medals at the BWF Worlds Championship and she is the first Indian badminton player who reached in Olympic Final.
Sindhu was born on 5th July, 1995 in Hyderabad, India to P. V. Ramana and Vijaya who were both the professional volleyball players of India. Her father was a member of Indian Volleyball team member and won the bronze medal for India in 1986 Seoul Asian Games. He also received the Arjuna Award in 2000 due to his sports contribution. P. V. Sindhu studied at Auxilium High School, Hyderabad and at ST. Ann’s College for Women, Hyderabad. She was interested in Badminton since her early childhood and began learning at the age of 8 years. Soon after, she joined the Pullela Gopichand’s Academy and she won many titles in different categories like Under-10, Under-13, Under-14 at national level.
Sindhu satrted learning badminton at the age of 8 years with the guidence of Mehboob Ali at the badminton courts of the Indian Railway Institute of Signal Engineering And Telecommunications in Secunderabad. She joined the Pullela Gopichand’s Badminton Academy and won several titles at national level. Professionally she started her winning career at the age of 10 years and entered in International Badminton player circuit at the age of just 14 years in 2009. She won the bronze medal at the 2009 Sub-Junior Asian Badminton Championship which was held in Colombo and won silver medal in women’s single at 2010 Iran Fajr International Championship. At 2010 BWF World Junior Championship, she reached the quarterfinals and lost in second round of 2011 BWF World Junior Championship. In this period, she won the Commonwealth Youth Games by beating Soniia Cheah Su Ya of Malaysia.
In 2012, She won the Asian Junior Championships and became the first Indian Asian Junior Champion. She won the Malaysian Grand Prix Gold title and reached her career best ranking of 15. Later she created history by winning back to back two gold medals and became the first Indian, in the BWF World Championships in 2014. She missed the consecutive Asian Championship medals when she was on the verge of victory in 2015 World Championships and at Denmark Open in 2015. Following her success, Sindhu secured the second Indian player title after winning Thaihot China Open in 2016. In 2017, she won the Syed Modi International and secured a career-high ranking of number 2 and also nominated for the BWF Player of the Year Award but it was eventually won by China’s player.
P.V Sindhu Titles and Medals
She won the gold medal in 2018 Commonwealth Games and in 2022 Commonwealth Games. P. V. Sindhu has a strong list of winning titles and gold, medals throughout her shining career in Olympic Games, World Championships, Uber cup, Asian Games, Asian Championships, Commonwealth Games, South Asian Games,etc.
P.V Sindhu Biography
|Full Name||Pusarla Venkata Sindhu|
|Profession||Indian Badminton player|
|Date of Birth||5 July 1955|
|Age (as in 2022)||27 Years|
|School||Auxilium High School, Secunderbad, India|
|College/University||St. Ann’s College for Women, Mehdipatnam|
|Height||5′ 10 inches|
|Parents||Father : P.V Ramana|
Mother : P.V Vijaya
|Siblings||Sister : Divyaram Pusarla|
Brother : N/A
Relationship And More
PV Sindhu Net Worth
|Net Worth||$6 Million|
|Indian Rupees||44 Crore INR|
|Monthly Salary||50 Lakhs|
- P. V Sindhu is an Indian badminton player who is considered one the most successful sportsman of India .
- She has won several tournaments and championships at national and international level.
- Sidhu is the first International badminton champion of India.
- Her career high ranking was at number 2 in 2017.
- she is the second individual athlete of India who won two cosecutive gold medals at Olympic Games.
- Her father and mother was also professional volleyball player.