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P. V. Sindhu Biography, Height, Age, Caste, Boyfriend, Husband, Family & More

Pusarla Venkata Sindhu is an Indian professional badminton player. Over the course of her career, Pusarla has won medals at multiple tournaments including Olympics and on the BWF circuit including a gold at the 2019 World Championships.

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Marital Status: Unmarried
Nickname: PV
Age: 26 Years
P. V. Sindhu Biography
PV Sindhu Biography
P. V. Sindhu Biography
Full Name Pusarla Venkata Sindhu
Nickname PV
Profession Indian Badminton player
Physical Stats & More
Height centimeters- 179 cm
meters- 1.79 m
Feet Inches- 5′ 10 1⁄2″
Weight (approx.) in Kilograms- 65 Kg
in Pounds- 150 lbs
Figure Measurements 34-26-36
Eye Colour Black
Hair Colour Black
Badminton
International Debut 2009 Sub-Junior Asian Badminton Championships in Colombo
Coach Pullela Gopichand

Coach

Handedness Right
Awards, Achievements (main ones) • Sindhu won a Bronze medal at the 2009 Sub-Junior Asian Badminton Championships held in Colombo.
• The star player bagged Silver in the women’s singles at Iran Fajr International Badminton Challenge in 2010.
• On 7 July 2012, she won the Asia Youth Under-19 Championship.
• Sindhu’s performance at Malaysian open 2013 made her win the maiden Grand Prix Gold title.Grand Prix Gold title
• Arjuna Award (2013)
• Bagged Bronze medals at consecutive World Championship in 2013 & 2014.
• Won a Gold medal at the 2016 Guwahati South Asian Games (Women’s Team).
• Secured a Silver at the 2016 Rio Olympics.

Silver at the 2016 Rio Olympics
• Padma Shri (2015)

Padma Shri
• Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna Award (2016)

Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna Award
• Won a Silver medal the at 2018 Asian Games in Women’s singles.
• In 2018, she became the first sportsperson in Forbes India’s first list of 22 Young Achievers.
• In 2018, she became the first Indian To Win BWF World Tour Finals.
• In August 2019, she became the first Indian to win a Badminton World Championships gold by beating familiar rival Nozomi Okuhara of Japan in a lop-sided final held in Basel, Switzerland.

Career Turning Point Winning a Gold at the 2011 Douglas Commonwealth Youth Games singles event
Highest Ranking 7 (in March 2021)
Personal Life
Date of Birth 5 July 1995
Age (as in 2021) 26 Years
Birthplace Hyderabad, India
Zodiac sign Cancer
Nationality Indian
Hometown Hyderabad, India
School Auxilium High School, Secunderabad
College St. Ann’s College for Women, Mehdipatnam
Educational Qualification MBA
Family Father– P. V. Ramana
Mother– P. Vijaya
Sister– Divyaram Pusarla (elder)Family
Brother– N/A
Religion Not Known
Hobbies Watching movies, Doing Yoga
Favorite Things
Favorite Actor(s) Mahesh Babu & Prabhas (Tollywood), Hrithik Roshan & Ranveer Singh (Bollywood)
Favorite Actress Deepika Padukone
Favorite Food Biryani, Ice-creams, Pasta, Pizza
Favorite Athlete(s) Roger Federer, Rafael Nadal, Usain Bolt
Favorite Superhero Wonder Woman
Boys, Affairs and More
Marital Status Unmarried
Affairs/Boyfriends Not Known
Husband N/A
Money Factor
Salary Not Known
Net Worth $10 Million (approx.)
P. V. Sindhu Biography
PV Sindhu Biography

Some Lesser Known Facts About PV Sindhu Biography

  • Does P. V. Sindhu smoke: No
  • Does P. V. Sindhu drink alcohol: Not Known
  • In her childhood, Sindhu wanted to become a doctor.
    PV Sindhu In Her Childhood
    PV Sindhu In Her Childhood
  • Sindhu’s elder sister, Divyaram Pusarla, was a national-level handball player who later became a doctor.
    PV Sindhu With Her Sister
    PV Sindhu With Her Sister
  • She started playing badminton at the age of just 8 and a half years.
  • Sindhu learned the basics of sports at the Indian Railway Institute in Secunderabad under the guidance of Mehboob Ali. Later she joined Pullela Gopichand’s badminton academy and is currently coached by him. Notably, Gopichand is also the Indian Badminton team’s chief coach.
  • She was named the 2014 NDTV Indian of the year.
  • Sindhu’s Parents are former Volleyball players.
  • In the year 2000, her father P. V. Ramana was awarded the Arjuna Award for his contribution to Volleyball.
    PV Sindhu With Her Father
    PV Sindhu With Her Father
  • Her best performance came in the 2012 Li Ning China Masters Super Series competition when she defeated the 2012 London Olympics gold medalist Li Xuerui of China.
  • In 2013, she became the first Indian women’s singles player to win a medal at the Badminton World Championship.
  • on 30 March 2015, she received India’s 4th highest civilian honor- Padma Shri.
  • In 2016, Sindhu made her entry into the Rio Olympics finals by defeating Japan’s Nozomi Okuhara in the semifinals and became the first Indian shuttler to reach the finals of the Olympics.
  • In the finals of the Rio Olympics, P. V. Sindhu was defeated by Spain’s Carolina Marin in the 83-minute match.
  • Soon after her Silver win at the Rio Olympics, her caste became highly searched on Google.
  • After her Silver at the 2016 Rio Olympics, the Andhra Pradesh Government appointed her as the Deputy Collector.
    PV Sindhu After Being Appointed As The Deputy Collector By The Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu
    PV Sindhu After Being Appointed As The Deputy Collector By The Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu
  • Sindhu secured the World Tour title after defeating Japan’s Nozomi Okuhara in the 2018 World Tour final.
  • In 2018, Forbes ranked her at seventh position in its list of “Highest-Paid Female Athletes.”  The same year, she also stood first on Forbes India’s first list of 22 Young Achievers.
  • Sindhu considers Sachin Tendulkar her role model and her coach, Pullela Gopichand, inspiration.
    PV Sindhu With Sachin Tendulkar And Pullela Gopichand
    PV Sindhu With Sachin Tendulkar And Pullela Gopichand
  • Sindhu has featured on the cover of many popular magazines including GRAZIA, JFW, and ELLE.
    PV Sindhu on the cover of Elle Magazine
    PV Sindhu on the cover of Elle Magazine

     

  • PV Sindhu storms into pre-quarterfinals after topping group-stage hammers Chueng Ngan Yi in straight games.

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