Saina Nehwal

Profession: Badminton Player

Father of Saina Nehwal

Harvir Singh Nehwal (Scientist)

Husband/Spouse of Saina Nehwal

Parupalli Kashyap (m. 2018-present)

Mother of Saina Nehwal

Usha Nehwal

Sister of Saina Nehwal

Abu Chandranshu Nehwal (Elder)

Favourite Actor(s) of Saina Nehwal

Shah Rukh Khan, Mahesh Babu

Favourite Athlete(s) of Saina Nehwal

Cricketer- Sachin Tendulkar
Tennis Player- Roger Federer

Favourite Destination of Saina Nehwal


Favourite Food(s) of Saina Nehwal

Aloo Paratha, Kiwi

Awards, Achievements of Saina Nehwal

2006 Bronze Medal at Commonwealth Games in Melbourne
2006 Won a four-star badminton Philippines Open tournament at Pasig City, Manila
2006 Won the Philippines Open Grand Prix
2007 Gold Medal at National Games in Guwahati
2008 Won the Chinese Taipei Open Grand Prix Gold
2008 Won the World Junior Badminton Championships tournament in Pune
2008 Most Promising Player of the Year Award by Badminton World Federation (BWF)
2009 Won the Indonesia Open tournament at Jakarta
2009 Arjuna Award
2010 Won the Singapore Open Super Series in Lion City
2010 Won the Yonex Sunrise Indian Open tournament in Chennai
2010 Bronze Medal at Asian Badminton Championships in New Delhi
2010 Won the India Open Grand Prix
2010 Silver Medal in Mixed Team Event at Commonwealth Games in Delhi
2010 Gold Medal at Commonwealth Games in Delhi
2010 Won the Hong Kong Open Badminton Super Series
2010 Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna Award
2010 Padma Shri Award
2011 Won the Swiss Open tournament in Basel
2012 Won the Swiss Open tournament in Basel
2012 Won the Indonesia Super Series in Jakarta
2012 Bronze Medal at London Olympics in Women's Singles
2012 Won the Denmark Open Super Series in Odense
2012 An honorary doctorate degree by Mangalayatan University
2014 Bronze Medal at Asian Games
2014 Won the Australian Badminton Open Super Series
2014 Won the China Super Series Premier
2015 Won the India Super Series in New Delhi
2015 Silver Medal at World Championships in Jakarta
2016 Won the Australian Badminton Open Super Series in Sydney
2016 An honorary doctorate degree in literature by SRM University
2016 Padma Bhushan Award
2017 Won the Malaysia Masters tournament
2017 Bronze Medal at World Badminton Championships in Glasgow
2018 Gold Medal at Commonwealth Games in Women's Singles
2018 Gold Medal in badminton mixed team event at Commonwealth Games
2018 Bronze Medal at Asian Badminton Championships

Information about Saina Nehwal

She faced injuries in the year 2016 and 2017, due to which she didn't play in several tournaments.  Does Saina Nehwal smoke?: No  In the same year, Saina Nehwal released her autobiography 'Playing to Win: My Life On and Off Court  Saina did her badminton training from the Gopichand Badminton Academy.  In October 2016, she was appointed as a member of the International Olympic Committee's (IOC) Athletes' Commission.  Does Saina Nehwal drink alcohol?: No  On the advice of badminton coach Nani Prasad Rao, she started playing badminton at the age of 8. For her training, her father used to take her 50 km away to a badminton academy on a daily basis.  Saina Nehwal belongs to Haryana, but her family shifted to Hyderabad when she was 5 years old.  Her parents have also been state-level badminton champions for Haryana. 

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