PV Sindhu: She was born on 5 July 1995. She is an Indian badminton player. Considered one of India’s most successful sports persons.
Sindhu has won medals at various tournaments such as the Olympics and on the BWF circuit, including a gold at the 2019 World Championships.
She is the first and only Indian to become the badminton world champion and only the second individual athlete from India to win two consecutive medals at the Olympic Games.
PV Sindhu Biography
P. V. Sindhu was born in Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh India on 5 July 1995. She is still very active. She has been working with Bharat Petroleum Limited since July 2013.
She was promoted to Deputy Sports Manager after the Rio Olympics and appointed the brand ambassador for Bridge stone India.
She was also a flag bearer for India at the 2018 Commonwealth Games opening ceremony. PV Sindhu has also won a host of awards and recognition’s.
She has also received several honours and awards, including the Padma Bhushan Award and the Pad-ma Sheri.
PV Sindhu is the only Indian woman to have won a medal in both singles and doubles at the Olympics.
PV Sindhu Career
She first played at the Beijing Olympic Games in 2008 and later went on to win a bronze medal at the Rio Olympics. Her career was further boosted when she was promoted to deputy sports manager at Bharat Petroleum.
Sindhu also works for Bharat Petroleum as a deputy sports manager and has also won several awards.
She graduated from Aux-ilium High School in Hyderabad and later attended the St. Ann’s College for Women. Her family is based in Hyderabad.
Her parents are professional volleyball players and supported her badminton career. Currently, PV is the second highest-paid player in the world, racking up over $130 million in prize money.
PV father was an important part of the family and has been by her side ever since she was a child. Her mother played volleyball and represented the Railways in her playing days.
Despite being a single mother, she gave her daughter all the right environment to succeed in sport. In fact, Sindhu dedicated her first world title to her mother.
Ramana Sindhu is a former national-level volleyball player, and also a longtime member of the Indian Railways. In 2000, he was honored with the Arjuna Award by the Indian government.
The family lives in Hyderabad. Both of Sindhu’s daughters are also professional athletes and have won national championships. Both Ramana and Vijaya Sindhu are well-respected in the Indian sport.
As P V Sindhu let out a scream of joy and relief after beating He Bingjiao to the Olympic bronze medal on Sunday, a man seated by the court-side let out an even louder scream.
The man in question is Park Tae-Sang, a former Korean singles shuttler who has been Sindhu’s coach since late 2019.
He began his badminton career as a singles player, winning gold in the 2002 Asian Games for South Korea. The Korean had also made it to the quarterfinals of the 2004 Athens Olympics and is an Asian Badminton Championship bronze medallist.
Tae-Sang began his coaching career in 2013 with the South Korean national badminton side, where he stayed till 2018.
The 42-year-old then moved to India after joining the illustrious Pullela Gopichand Badminton academy and was tasked with coaching the Indian men’s singles shuttlers.
PV Physical Appearance
- Height – 5’10
- chest measurement – 34 inches
- waist size – 28 inches
- hips measuring – 36 inches.
- weighs – 65 kilograms or 150 pounds
- hair – black
- eyes -black
Sindhu Net Worth
|Net Worth||$6 Million|
|Net Worth In Indian Rupees||44 Crore INR|
|Profession||Indian badminton player|
|Monthly Income And Salary||50 Lakhs +|