Thursday, Aug 11 2022 | Time 08:36 Hrs(IST)
image
Sports


Badminton star P V Sindhu turns 27

Badminton star P V Sindhu turns 27

New Delhi, July 5 (UNI) P V Sindhu, the most decorated Indian shuttler, is celebrating her 27th birthday on Tuesday. From winning World Championships to competing and winning back-to-back medals at the Olympics, she has become a badminton sensation in the country.
Sindhu is the second Indian shuttler after Saina Nehwal to win an Olympic medal and the second Indian after wrestler Sushil Kumar to win two individual medals at the Olympics.
She scripted history in 2016 by reaching the finals of the Rio Olympics and became the first Indian shuttler to clinch a silver at the mega event.
The Hyderabad-born has five world championships medals including a gold which she bagged in 2019. She won the bronze in 2013 and 2014 and silver in 2017 and 2018.
Greetings poured in for Sindhu.
Badminton Federation of India (BAI) President and Assam Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma tweeted: "Warm greetings Sindhu. Your accomplishments on the badminton court have been stupendous."
Athens Olympics bronze medallist shooter and BJP MP Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore said: Greetings ... on her birthday. Keep shining and inspiring!"
Union Minister of Law and Justice Kiren Rijiju wished her "good health, long life and happiness forever".
Indian hockey player Yuvraj Walmiki added: "The power of women is unstoppable. And our P V Sindhu is one of the classic examples of what women can do!"
She was bestowed the Arjuna Award in 2013. In 2015, she became the youngest Indian to receive Padma Shri, the fourth-highest civilian award.
In 2016, Sindhu was conferred with Major Dhyan Chand Khel Ratna Award, the highest sporting honour of India for her outstanding contribution to the field of sports. She also bagged Padma Bhushan.
UNI BAV MR

More News

Meghalaya to host NE Olympic Games

10 Aug 2022 | 10:56 PM

Shillong, August 10 (UNI) Meghalaya will host the
second edition of the North East Olympic Games, which will start from October 30 to November 6.

see more..
Jammu judoka bags bronze in 7th I’ntl Children Asia Games

Jammu judoka bags bronze in 7th I’ntl Children Asia Games

10 Aug 2022 | 9:48 PM

Jammu, Aug 10 (UNI) A Jammu judoka on Wednesday received a grand reception from the GRP Jammu on his arrival here from Russia after winning a bronze medal in the Kurash event—a format of judo- in the Seventh International Children Asia Games.

see more..

FC Goa names Durand Cup squad

10 Aug 2022 | 9:00 PM

Goa, Aug 10 (UNI) Defending champions FC Goa announced the 26-member squad for Duranr Cup, scheduled to be played from August 16 to September 18 in Kolkata, Guwahati and Imphal.

see more..

Milma to fete CWG medallist from Kerala

10 Aug 2022 | 8:35 PM

Thiruvananthapuram, August 10 (UNI) The Kerala Co-operative Milk Marketing Federation (KCMMF), known by its brand name Milma, will felicitate sportsperson from Kerala who won medals at the Commonwealth Games (CWG) that concluded in Birmingham, UK, on August 8.
Milma Chairman KS Mani said the stupendous performance of Keralites at the CWG 2022 had helped the nation move up in the overall medal position, a release said.

see more..

Reliance unveils name , brand identity of the two new teams

10 Aug 2022 | 7:53 PM

Mumbai, Aug 10 (UNI) Reliance Industries Limited, the owners of Indian Premier League (IPL) franchise Mumbai Indians (MI), on Wednesday unveiled the name and brand identity of the two new franchises joining the Mumbai Indians family.

see more..
image