Full name: Saina Nehwal
Date of Birth: March 17, 1990
Home town: Hisar, Haryana
Current City: Hyderabad, Telangana
Profession: Indian Badminton Player
The pride of India, Saina Nehwal is an Indian professional badminton player. Nehwal is the first Indian female and the youngest Asian to win a 4-star tournament. Making an early debut, she is considered to be one of the most successful Indian sportspersons with a track of 433 wins and 196 losses. This famous badminton player holds 18th rank in the list of the world’s most famous athletes.
Coming to her career highlights, Saina is the only Indian with one medal to her name for every BWF event she participated in. Her biggest career highlight is that Nehwal is the first Indian badminton player to win a medal in the Olympics besides this, she is the only Indian to have made it to the finals of BWF World Championships. Saina was also honored with the Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna and the Arjuna Award.
As we have come across Saina Nehwal’s career highlights, let’s take a look at some interesting insights.
Instagram handle: @nehwalsaina
Saina Nehwal got married to Parupalli Kashyap in 2019.
Saina Nehwal has a fan base of 1.4M followers on her Instagram handle where the celebrated sportsperson can be seen sharing pictures from her simple lifestyle. Good news for her fans is that they can now receive personalized video messages from her via the UNLU app.