Ashwini Ponnappa Height, Weight, Age, Biography, & More

Ashwini Ponnappa Profile

Real NameAshwini Ponnappa
NicknameNot Known
ProfessionIndian Badminton Player
Physical Stats & More
Heightin centimeters- 178 cm
in meters- 165 m
in Feet Inches- 5' 5"
Weightin Kilograms- 58 Kg
in Pounds- 128 lbs
Figure Measurements34-26-34
Eye ColourBlack
Hair ColourBlack
International DebutSouth Asian Games, 2006
Coach/MentorTom John
Handedness Right
Achievements (main ones)• Secured a Gold medal at the South Asian Games held in 2006.
• Won the National Junior Badminton championship titles in the girl’s doubles events in 2006 & 2007.
• Gold Medal at the Commonwealth Games in 2010.
• Pairing with Jwala Gutta, Ponnappa secured a gold medal at the Delhi Commonwealth Games 2012 Women's Doubles event.
• Bagged a Silver medal in the mixed team event of the 2012 Commonwealth Games.
• Ponnappa also won a Silver Medal at the Commonwealth Games 2014.
Career Turning PointAfter securing a Gold Medal at the 2006 South Asian Games, there was no looking back for Ponnappa.
Highest Ranking 10 (in XD) (August 2015)
Personal Life
Date of Birth18 September 1989 (Monday)
Age (as of 2023)34 Years
Birth PlaceBangalore, Karnataka, India
Zodiac signVirgo
HometownBangalore, Karnataka, India
SchoolSt. Francis Xavier's Girl's High School, Bangalore
CollegeMount Carmel College, Bangalore & St Mary’s College, Hyderabad
Educational QualificationsNot Known
FamilyFather- M.A.Ponnappa
Mother- Kaveri Ponnappa
Ashwini Ponnappa with Parents
Brother- Not Known
Sister- N/A
HobbiesListening to Music, reading Books & watching movies
Favourite Things
Favourite BrandsPromod, Pull & Bear, Zara
Favourite CarRenault Duster
Boys, Affairs and More
Marital StatusUnmarried
Affairs/BoyfriendsNot Known
ChildrenSon- N/A
Daughter- N/A

Ashwini Ponnappa Playing

Some Lesser Known Facts About Ashwini Ponnappa

  • Does Ashwini Ponnappa smoke: Not Known
  • Does Ashwini Ponnappa drink alcohol: Not Known
  • Ashwini’s father was a national hockey player. However, she preferred badminton over hockey and started training in the sport.
  • She created a record in Paris’ World Championship in 2010 when her smash was measured at 260 kmph, the best so far in Women’s badminton, whilst her partner Jwala’s best is measured at 219 kmph.
  • Ponnappa is an animal lover and loves listening to music in her spare time.
  • In June 2015, Ashwini-Jwala pair won the Canada Open women’s doubles title by defeating the top-seeded Dutch pair of Eefje Muskens and Selena Piek. It was the pair’s first and only title in the year.