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Ashwini Ponappa Biography

Born on the 18th of September 1989, in Coorg, Ashwini Ponnappa’s journey as a badminton player began in 2001, when as a 12-year-old, she clinched the Indian junior championships title and then aged 17 won the Gold at the South Asian Games in 2006 that was held in Colombo. Her first big break in the international circuit arrived in 2010, while partnering Jwala Gutta at the Commonwealth Games where she won the Gold in the Women’s Doubles and then a year later, won the bronze at the World Championships in Copenhagen, thereby becoming only the second player from India to achieve the feat. 2012 London Olympics didn't prove to be a fruitful event for her and Jwala, as they were eliminated in controversial circumstances, but came back a couple of years later to win the silver medal at the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow in 2014 and then the bronze at the Asian Games in Incheon. The following year, she once again combined with Jwala to win the Canada grand Prix and now as the duo prepare to join hands once again for a second Olympics and hopefully can win the coveted medal at Rio.

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BWF Rankings: Three Indian male shuttlers enter top 15 of world rankings for the second time, Saina-Sindhu retain their spots
BWF Rankings: Three Indian male shuttlers enter top 15 of world rankings for the second time, Saina-Sindhu retain their spots
The rankings indicate the progress made by the Indian shuttlers in recent times.
Asian Mixed Team Championships: Indian shuttlers face Korean test in second group match
Asian Mixed Team Championships: Indian shuttlers face Korean test in second group match
India will be without the services of both Saina Nehwal and PV Sindhu.
India to face Singapore in Asian Mixed Team Championships opener
India to face Singapore in Asian Mixed Team Championships opener
With Singapore coming off a demoralising loss, it might prove to be an easy warm-up match to begin with for India.
Rio Olympics: Lalita, Dattu provide cheer on dismal day (Intro Roundup)
Rio Olympics: Lalita, Dattu provide cheer on dismal day (Intro Roundup)
Rio Olympics: Lalita provide cheer on dismal day (Roundup)
Rio Olympics: Lalita provide cheer on dismal day (Roundup)
Lalita raise India's Rio hopes on dismal Saturday (Roundup)
Lalita raise India's Rio hopes on dismal Saturday (Roundup)
Rio Olympics: Boxer Vikas, Sania-Bopanna bring cheer on dismal day (Intro Roundup)
Rio Olympics: Boxer Vikas, Sania-Bopanna bring cheer on dismal day (Intro Roundup)
Rio Olympics: Boxer Vikas, Sania-Bopanna bring cheer on dismal day (Roundup)
Rio Olympics: Boxer Vikas, Sania-Bopanna bring cheer on dismal day (Roundup)
India's dismal run continues in Rio (Roundup)
India's dismal run continues in Rio (Roundup)
Rio Olympics: Shuttlers, tennis stars enliven dismal day for India (Intro Roundup)
Rio Olympics: Shuttlers, tennis stars enliven dismal day for India (Intro Roundup)
Rio Olympics: Shuttlers, tennis stars enliven dismal day for India (Roundup)
Rio Olympics: Shuttlers, tennis stars enliven dismal day for India (Roundup)
Saina, Sindhu enliven dampened Indian campaign in Rio (Roundup)
Saina, Sindhu enliven dampened Indian campaign in Rio (Roundup)
Jayaram back in top 20 shuttlers; Srikanth, Saina, Sindhu static
Jayaram back in top 20 shuttlers; Srikanth, Saina, Sindhu static
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