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Saina Nehwal

Saina - a nine year old

Saina – a nine year old.

Saina Nehwal, second daughter of Harvir Singh and Usha Rani, was born in a Hindu Jat family at the University Hospital of the Chaudhary Charan Singh Haryana Agricultural University in Hisar.

 

 

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Saina Nehwal

Saina Nehwal is an Indian badminton player who is currently ranked No.1 in the world by Badminton World Federation Women’s Singles 2015.

 

 

 

 

Accomplishments:

  1. She is the first Indian to win a bronze medal in Badminton at the Olympics.
  2. She is the first Indian to win the World Junior Badminton Championships.
  3. She is the first Indian woman to win Silver at 2015 BWF World Championship.

Domestic:
Won many National tournaments and is the current reigning National Champion.

International:

Saina Nehwal

  1. 2003 – Czech Junior International – Winner.
  2. 2006 – World Junior Championships – Winner.
  3. 2006 – Asian Satellite Badminton tournament. – Winner (2 times).
  4. 2006 – Philippines Open – Winner.
  5. 2006 – Malaysia Open – Winner.
  6. 2006 – BWF World Junior Championships – Runner Up.
  7. 2008 – Commonwealth Youth Games – Winner.
  8. 2008 – World Junior Badminton Championships – Winner.
  9. 2008 – Olympic Games – Quarter Finalist.
  10. 2008 – Yonex Chinese Taipei Open – Winner.
  11. 2008 – world super series – semi Finalist.
  12. 2009 – BWF Super Series – Winner.
  13. 2009 – Indonesia Open – Winner.
  14. 2010 – Uber Cup finals – Quarter Finalist.
  15. 2010 – All-England Super Series – Semi Finalist.
  16. 2010 – Yonex Sunrise Badminton Asia Championships – Semi Finalist.
  17. 2010 – India Open Grand Prix Gold.
  18. 2010 – BWF Grand Prix Gold – Winner.
  19. 2010 – Singapore Open Super Series – Finalist.
  20. 2010 – BWF Super Series – Winner.
  21. 2010 – Indonesia Open super series – Winner.
  22. 2010 – 2010 BWF World Championships – Participation.
  23. 2010 – Commonwealth Games, New Delhi – Gold Medalist.
  24. 2010 – Hong Kong Super Series – Winner.
  25. 2011 – Swiss Open – Winner.
  26. 2012 – Swiss Open – Winner.
  27. 2012 – Thailand Open – Winner.
  28. 2012 – Indonesia Open – Winner.
  29. 2012 – Denmark Open – Winner.
  30. 2014 – India Open Grand Prix Gold – Winner.
  31. 2014 – Australian Open – Winner.
  32. 2014 – China Open – Winner.
  33. 2015 – India Open Grand Prix Gold – Winner.
  34. 2015 – India Open – Winner.

Coach:

1. S. M. Arif. a Dronacharya Award winner.
2. Pullela Gopichand, till September 2014, former National and Internation Champion also a Dronacharya Award winner.
3. U. Vimal Kumar, former Indian badminton champion and national champion.

IBL:

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Saina Nehwal with the Hyderabad Hot shots team.

Saina Nehwal plays for Hyderabad Hotshots in the Indian Badminton League.

Awards:

Saina Nehwal
1. “The Most Promising Player” in 2008.
2. Arjuna Awardee.
3. Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna (2009–2010).
4. Padma Shri (2010).

Other Interests:

Nehwal is also a “Brown belt” in Karate.

Sponsers & Supporters:

Saina is supported by the Olympic Gold Quest.

Academy:

Saina nehwal Badminton Academy, lucknow. (Proposed).