P. V. Sindhu Birthday, Husband, Awards, Family, Biography, Career and More

P. V. Sindhu Birthday, Husband, Awards, Family, Biography, Career and More. The ace badminton player of India is the first Indian to reach finals of 2016 Summer Olympics.

PV Sindhu’s full name is Pusaria Venkata Sindhu. She became the first badminton player from India to reach finals of 2016 Summer Olympics. She has also been listed in the Forbes’ as the Highest-Paid Female Athletes in 2018 and 2019.

BirthJuly 5, 1995 (Hyderabad, India)
Age25 years
ProfessionBadminton Player (Right-handed)
Full NamePusaria Venkata Sindhu
CoachPullela Gopichand
Height1.79 m (5 ft 10 in)
Weight65 kg (143 lb)
Years Active2011-present
ParentsPV Ramana (Father)
P Vijaya (Mother)
Net Worth$5.5 million (2019)
Marital StatusUnmarried

PV Sindhu: Birth, Early Life and Education

PV Sindhu was born in Hyderabad on July 5, 1995 to PV Ramana (Father) and P Vijaya (Mother). Her parents have been the volleyball players at the national level. Sindhu’s father was a member of the team which won the bronze medal in the Seoul Asian Games held in 1986. He received Arjuna Award in the year 2000 for his contribution to the sports. 

PV Sindhu completed her schooling at  Auxilium High School, Hyderabad and at St. Ann’s College for Women, Hyderabad. 

PV Sindhu: Badminton Career

Sindhu started playing badminton at the age of eight. Under the guidance of Mehboob Ali, she learnt the basics of badminton at the badminton courts of  Indian Railway Institute of Signal Engineering and Telecommunications in Secunderabad. Later, she travelled a distance of 56 km every day from her residence to the badminton courts to learn and practice the sport. 

She joined Gopichand Badminton Academy and won several titles under 10-years category. At the Ambuja Cement All India ranking, she won the 5th Servo All India ranking championship in the doubles and the singles category. 

Under 13-years category, she won many titles. In under 14-years category, she won a gold medal at the 51st National State Games in India. 

At the age of 14, Sindhu entered the international circuit and won a bronze medal at the 2009 Sub-Junior Asian Badminton Championships in Colombo. Sindhu further won a silver medal at the 2010  Iran Fajr International Badminton Challenge and made to the quarterfinals of 2010 BWF World Junior Championships in Mexico but lost to the Chinese opponent. 

At Swiss International, Sindhu won the Finals beating Carola Bott. She won the India International badminton event in 2011. 

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