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Saina Nehwal Biography & Latest News

Saina Nehwal Biography

Born on the 17th of March 1990 in Hisar, Haryana, Saina Nehwal first burst onto the Indian badminton scene as a 15-year-old in 2005, when she defeated 9-time National champion Aparna Popat at the Asian Satellite Championships in New Delhi. From there on in, she has gone strength-to-strength. winning the World Junior Championships in 2008 and then becoming the first Indian Women’s Singles to win a Superseries event, when she won the Indonesia crown in 2009. 2010 was once again a fruitful year for the Indian as she clinched the Commonwealth Games Gold in front of her home fans in New Delhi and then two years later claimed the biggest prize of her career, winning the Bronze medal at the London Olympics. After a lacklustre showing in 2014, Saina, playing under a new coach Vimal Kumar, came storming back, winning the silver at the All England Championships and then finishing runners-up at the World Championships in Jakarta, that also propelled her to the top of the World rankings. Now as she enters her third Olympics, Saina will be looking to add yet another Olympic medal and hopefully the colour will change from bronze to Gold at Rio.

Saina Nehwal Latest News & Articles

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Saina Nehwal should be playing in 6-8 weeks: Coach Vimal Kumar The Indian shuttler will be expected to return to training in 6 to 8 weeks, according to coach Kumar.
Saina Nehwal aiming to complete her 9-week rehab programme, says coach Vimal Kumar Coach Vimal Kumar says Saina Nehwals only focus will be on a thorough rehab programme to get her strength back
Saina Nehwal subjected to medical ignorance? Tough to comprehend why 2 radiologists were taken to Rio Athletes from India's Rio 2016 Olympic contingent talk about the medical problems they faced in the Games village.
5 Indian women who have won medals at the Olympics A look at the 5 Indian women who have won laurels for the country at the Olympics
Amidst international sexist coverage, Indian women shine over men in Rio At a time when media is criticized for it's sexist coverage of the Olympics, Indian women over shone men with their performance.
I believed in myself, did not think of medal: Sindhu
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Rio Olympics 2016: The journey of India's athletes in pictures The good, the bad and the ugly of India's 16 days in the Brazilian capital
5 coaches who have turned things around for Indian sports These men continue to bring glory to the country long after their playing days are over.
Saina Nehwal undergoes surgery, might be out of action for four months The 26-year old played through injury at the Rio Olympics before bowing out in the group stages.
PV Sindhu vs Saina Nehwal: Who is the queen of Indian badminton? PV Sindhu's performance at the Rio Olympics has got everyone asking the question whether she is better than Saina Nehwal.
Sindhu is nation's pride: Himachal CM
Saina Nehwal to undergo knee surgery in Mumbai Nehwal is scheduled for surgery on her injured knee on Saturday morning.
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