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Will PV.Sindhu Become The 2nd Badminton Player To Win The Padma Bhusan?

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| September 25 , 2017 , 13:25 IST
The Sports Ministry of India has nominated badminton maestro PV Sindhu for India's third-highest civilian honour that is the Padma Bhushan.
 
The 22-year-old has many awards and achievements in her pocket. Sindhu is now the No.2 best Badminton player in the world by the Badminton Women's Federation. 
 
 
She was a bronze medalist at the 2014 Commonwealth Games and 2014 Asian Games. She also won a silver medal and two bronze medals at the World Championships
 
Now finally after many achievements, the Badminton ace is nominated for the Padma Bhushan. The recommendation comes days after she won the 2017 Korea Open after beating Japan's Nozomi Okuhara in the final.
 
Pusarla Venkata Sindhu is an Indian professional badminton player,  She is one of the two Indian badminton players to ever win an Olympic medal – other being Saina Nehwal.
 
 
Sindhu came to international attention when she reached the top 20 of the BWF World Ranking in September 2012 when she was only 17. Sindu also became the first ever Indian women's singles player to win a medal at the Badminton World Championships in 2013.The Olympic Bronze medalist was also honoured with The Padma Shri in 2015

 
Another Badminton player who was honoured with the Padma Bhushan was Saina Nehwal. Saina is an Indian professional badminton player, she was the former world no. 1 has won over twenty-one international titles including ten Superseries titles.
This Badminton ace has represented India three times in the Olympics, winning a bronze medal in her second appearance.