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

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Marital Status: Unmarried
Age: 24 Years
Education: MBA

P.V.Sindhu

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Bio
Full NamePusarla Venkata Sindhu
ProfessionIndian Badminton player
Physical Stats & More
Heightin centimeters- 179 cm
in meters- 1.79 m
in Feet Inches- 5' 10 1⁄2"
Weight (approx.)in Kilograms- 65 Kg
in Pounds- 150 lbs
Figure Measurements34-26-36
Eye ColourBlack
Hair ColourBlack
Badminton
International Debut2009 Sub-Junior Asian Badminton Championships in Colombo
CoachPullela Gopichand
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.
PV Sindhu won Maiden Grand Prix Gold title for her performance at Malaysian open 2013
• 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.
PV Sindhu After Winning A Silver At The Rio Olympics
• Padma Shri (2015)
PV Sindhu Receiving The Padma Shri
• Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna Award (2016)
PV Sindhu Receiving The 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 PointWinning a Gold at the 2011 Douglas Commonwealth Youth Games singles event
Highest Ranking 9 (in March 2014)
Personal Life
Date of Birth5 July 1995
Age (as in 2019)24 Years
BirthplaceHyderabad, India
Zodiac signCancer
NationalityIndian
HometownHyderabad, India
SchoolAuxilium High School, Secunderabad
CollegeSt. Ann's College for Women, Mehdipatnam
Educational QualificationMBA
FamilyFather- P. V. Ramana
Mother- P. Vijaya
Sister- Divyaram Pusarla (elder)
P.V.Sindhu with family
Brother- N/A
ReligionNot Known
HobbiesWatching movies, Doing Yoga
Favourite Things
Favourite Actor(s)Mahesh Babu & Prabhas (Tollywood), Hrithik Roshan & Ranveer Singh (Bollywood)
Favourite ActressDeepika Padukone
Favourite FoodBiryani, Ice-creams, Pasta, Pizza
Favourite Athlete(s)Roger Federer, Rafael Nadal, Usain Bolt
Favourite SuperheroWonder Woman
Boys, Affairs and More
Marital StatusUnmarried
Affairs/BoyfriendsNot Known
HusbandN/A

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Some Lesser Known Facts About P. V. Sindhu

  • 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 year.
  • 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 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 in Volleyball.

    PV Sindhu With Her Father

    PV Sindhu With Her Father

  • Her best performance came in 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 honour- 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 Olympics.
  • In the finals of 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 the 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

  • Here’s an interesting video about P V Sindhu’s biography:

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