India’s first bronze medalist in badminton at the Olypics, Saina Nehwal, is an Indian badminton player who has won hearts by her skills and simplicity. She has been ranked fourth place by the Badminton World Federation as of March 2014. She is nothing less popular than our famous cricketers or stars yet there are definitely a lot we don’t know about her.
- Saina Nehwal is the first Indian to win the World Junior Badminton Championships amd was also the first Indian to win a Super Series tournament in 2009.
- Not many know that Shah Rukh Khan is the player’s favorite actor and Chak de India her favorite movie.
- She has also won a gold medal at the 2010 Commonwealth Games at New Delhi.
- She has been awarded the Padma Shri and Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna in 2010.
- Nehwal defeated World Championship bronze medalist P.V. Sindhu on 26 Januray 2014 to win the Women’s Singles of India Open Grand Prix Gold Tournament.
- Her favorite cuisine is paranthas stuffed with methi and curd and favorite destination is Singapore.
Despite being internationally known, her simplicity and hard work is what keeps winning hearts worldwide.
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