PV Sindhu Arjuna Award – Medals list, Rewards, photos: PV Sindhu (Pusarla Venkata Sindhu) born on 5-July-1995. PV Sindhu is an Indian professional Badminton player. In the 2016 Rio Summer Olympics, she became the first Indian woman to win an Olympic silver medal. PV Sindhu won Arjuna Award for Badminton and CNN-IBN Indian of the Year in Sports in the year 2013. In March 2015, she became the youngest recipient of India’s fourth highest civilian honor, the Padma Shri.
Her silver medal win in the women’s singles event of the 2016 Summer Olympics made her the first Indian shuttler to reach the final of an Olympics badminton event and the youngest Indian to make a podium finish in an individual event at the Olympics.
PV Sindhu’s Personal Information:
Full Name, Pusarla Venkata Sindhu
Father Name, Pusarla Venkata Ramana
Mother Name, Pusarla Vijaya Lakshmi
Sister Name, Divya
Height, 179 cm
Weight, 65 Kg
Coached By, Pullela Gopichand
* Khel Ratna, highest sporting honor of India. (2016)
* Padma Shri, the fourth highest civilian award of India. (2015)
* Arjuna Award (2013)
Rewards for winning the silver medal at the 2016 Rio Summer Olympics
* 5 crore, and a land grant from the Government of Telangana.
* 3 crore, a Group A cadre job and 1000 yds land grant from the Government of Andhra Pradesh.
* 2 crore from the Government of Delhi.
* 50 lakhs from the Government of Haryana.
* 50 lakhs from the Government of Madhya Pradesh.
* 50 lakhs from the Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports.
* 50 lakhs from Badminton Association of India.
* 50 lakhs from NRI businessman,Mukkattu Sebastian
* 30 lakhs from the Indian Olympic Association.
* 5 lakhs from All India Football Federation.
* BMW car from the Hyderabad District Badminton Association.
PV Sindhu Arjuna Award – Medals list, Rewards, photos