Career Achievements of  PV Sindhu

By Nidhi Singh

At the tender age of 14 in 2009, Sindhu made her mark on the international circuit. She earned a bronze medal at the Sub-Junior Asian Badminton Championships in Colombo.

Sindhu broke into the top 20 of the BWF World Rankings in September 2012, at the Age of 17

In Asian Junior Championships, Sindhu won  gold in 2012 Gimcheon (singles), bronze medals in 2011 Lucknow (singles & mixed)

In Asian Games, PV Sindhu won silver and bronze in 2018 & 2014 respectively.

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In CWG Games, PV Sindhu won: Bronze in 2014 Glasgow (Singles) Gold in 2018 Gold Coast (Mixed) Silver in 2018 Gold Coast (Singles) Gold in 2022 Birmingham (Singles) Silver in 2022 Birmingham (Mixed)

In World Championships, PV Sindhu won: Gold in 2019 Basel (Singles) Silver in 2017 Glasgow (Singles) Silver in 2018 Nanjing (Singles) Bronze in 2013   Guangzhou (Singles) Bronze in 2014   Copenhagen (Singles)

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In Asian Championsips, PV Sindu Bagged bronze medals each in 2014 and 2022 in women singles.

Olympic Medals:  Sindhu won a silver medal at the 2016 Rio Olympics and a bronze medal at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics, becoming the first Indian woman to win two Olympic medals in individual sports.

Sindhu secured a place on Forbes' list of Highest-Paid Female Athletes in 2018, 2019, 2021, and 2022, with earnings of $8.5 million, $5.5 million, $7.2 million, and $7.1 million respectively.

In April 2017, PV Sindhu attained her career-high position of No. 2 in the world

National Awards – Arjuna Award: in 2013. – Padma  Shri in 2015, – Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna in 2016 – Padma  Bhushan in 2020.