Badminton sensation Sindhu is mesmerizing the nation in her quest for gold. Here are some interesting aspects about her that not many know of.
Her parents, PV Ramanna and P Vijaya were professional volleyball players.
She travelled 27 kms every day to start her badminton training at 4AM each morning.
In 2013, she became the first ever Indian women’s singles player to win a medal at the World Championships.
She was inspired by her coach Pullela Gopichand’s 2001 win at the All England Badminton Championship and thus chose badminton over volleyball.
At 18, she won the Arjuna Award.