Monday, March 6, 2017

Saina Nehwal gets another recognition



A rare honour for an Indian sportsperson: Saina Nehwal has been appointed as a member of the International Olympic Committee’s (IOC) Athletes’ Commission. She is the first Indian to win Olympics medal in Badminton and had achieved this feat by winning the Bronze medal at the London Olympics 2012. She is the first Indian to win the World Junior Badminton Championships and was also the first Indian to win a Super Series tournament, by winning Indonesia Open in 2009.


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