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Who is the first Indian woman to win an Olympic medal in racket?

Who is the first Indian woman to win an Olympic medal in racket?

The first Indian woman to ever win an Olympic medal was Karnam Malleswari, who won a bronze medal at the 2000 Sydney Olympics in the Women’s 69 kg category in Weightlifting.

Who was the first Indian to win an Olympic medal in a racquet sport?

It was India’s first medal in any BWF major team event. Nehwal became the first Indian to win two singles gold medals (2010 and 2018) in Commonwealth Games….

Saina Nehwal
Country India
Born 17 March 1990 Hisar, Haryana, India
Residence Hyderabad, Telangana, India
Height 1.65 m (5 ft 5 in)

What are PV Sindhu achievements?

Badminton at the 2016 Summer Olympics – Women’s singles
Badminton at the 2020 Summer Olympics – Women’s singlesBadminton at the 2018 Asian Games – Women’s singlesBadminton at the 2018 Commonwealth Games – Women’s singles
PV Sindhu/Medals

Is PV Sindhu a Malayali?

Pusarla Venkata Sindhu was born and brought up in Hyderabad, India to P. V. Ramana and P. Vijaya. Ramana, an employee of the Indian Railways, was born in Nirmal, Telangana while Vijaya hails from Vijayawada, Andhra Pradesh. Both her parents have been national level volleyball players.

Who is first woman win Olympic?

Hélène de Pourtalès (born in New York City as Helen Barbey) was a Swiss sailor on the boat Lérina, which won the gold medal in the first race of the 1-2 ton class (which was part of the Olympic program) and silver medal in the second race of 1-2 ton class (part of the Expo program).

Who is known as the golden girl of India?

P.T. Usha
The queen of Indian track and field for two decades, the woman who was nicknamed ‘Payyoli Express”,udanpari’, and “Golden Girl” because of her speed on the race-track, Pilavullakandi Thekke parampil Usha (P.T. Usha) needs no introduction.

Who is known as the golden girl of Kerala?

P. T. Usha
P. T. Usha (IPA: [pilɐːʋuɭːɐgɐɳɖi t̪ekːɐɾɐbɐɾɐmbil uʂɐ]; born 27 June 1964) is a retired Indian track and field athlete. She was born in Kuttali, Kozhikode, Kerala. She has been associated with Indian athletics since 1979. She is often called the “Queen of Indian track and field”.

Who inspired Sindhu in badminton?

Sindhu was greatly inspired by Pullela Gopichand of Hyderabad, who won All England Open Badminton Championships in 2001. In 2004, she joined the much renowned Gopichand Badminton Academy at Hyderabad, where she received training from her idol, Gopichand. He helped her to realise her true potential and capabilities.