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Saina Nehwal

Personal information
Name Saina Nehwal
Country  India
Date of birth 17 March 1990
Birth place Hisar, Haryana
Residence Hyderabad, India
Height 1.65 m (5 ft 5 in)
Weight 57 kg (125 lb)
Handedness Right-handed
Coach Vimal Kumar
Women’s singles
Career title(s) 23
Highest ranking 1 (2 April 2015)
Current ranking 9 (2 February 2017)
Medal record
Women’s badminton
Representing  India
Olympic Games
2012 London Women’s singles-Bronze Medal
World Championships
2015 Jakarta Women’s Singles-Silver Medal
Asian Championships
2010 New Delhi Women’s singles-Bronze Medal
2016 Wuhan Women’s singles-Bronze Medal
Uber Cup
2014 New Delhi Team-Bronze Medal
2016 Kunshan Team-Bronze Medal
Asian Games
2014 Incheon Women’s team-Bronze Medal
Commonwealth Games
2010 New Delhi Women’s singles-Gold Medal
2010 New Delhi Mixed Team-Silver Medal
2006 Melbourne Mixed Team-Bronze Medal
World Junior Championships
2008 Pune Girls’ singles-Gold Medal
2006 Incheon Girls’ singles-Silver Medal
Commonwealth Youth Games
2008 Pune Girl’s singles-Gold Medal
2004 Bendigo Mixed team-Silver Medal



Saina Nehwal, the second daughter of Harvir Singh and Usha Rani, was born in Hisar. Her father worked in CCS HAU. She completed her first few years of schooling at Campus School CCS HAU, Hisar. The family later shifted to Hyderabad. Nehwal also has a brown belt in Karate. Saina did her Xll from St. Ann’s College Mehdipatnam Hyderabad.


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