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Ashwini Ponnappa Biography & Latest News

Ashwini Ponnappa Biography

Ashwini Ponnappa is an Indian badminton player who along with Jwala Gutta competed in the women's double event at the 2012 Summer Olympics in London. She started her badminton career by winning the the Indian junior championships In 2001. She won the gold medal at the South Asian Games held in 2006 followed by another gold in the 2010 Commonwealth Games in Women's Doubles event pairing with Jwala Gutta. Though she and her partner Jwala lost her opening match in the women's double competition at the 2012 OLympics to the Japanese duo Reika Kakiiwa and Mizuki Fujii in three sets, Ashwini Ponnappa won her next doubles match against the Chinese Taipei pair of Cheng and Chien in three sets with the scorelines reading 25-23, 14-21, 21-18.

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Jwala-Ashwini out of Rio Olympics
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Jwala Gutta/Ashwini Ponnappa vs Eefje Muskens/Selena Piek, Rio Olympics 2016, Badminton: Preview, TV details & Timings A look ahead to the second Women's Doubles for Jwala Gutta and Ashwini Ponnappa.
Rio Olympics 2016: Why supporters of Indian badminton can still be optimistic about the doubles chances Why the Indian doubles pairing needn't worry a lot about progressing through to the next round.
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Jwala Gutta/Ashwini Ponnappa vs Ayaka Takahashi/Misaki Matsutomo, Rio Olympics 2016, Badminton: Preview, TV details & Timings A look ahead to the Women's Doubles match between Jwala Gutta/Ashwini Ponnappa and Ayaka Takahashi/Misaki Matsutomo.
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Badminton India at Rio Olympics 2016 Preview: Saina Nehwal and co. begin quest for Olympic medal Jwala Gutta and Ashwini Ponnappa begin India's campaign at 4:30 P.M
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