Moreover, who is the first Indian to win All England badminton?
One may also ask, who is the Indian champion of badminton?
Saina Nehwal became the first Indian to win a badminton medal at the Olympics when she finished with a bronze in Beijing in 2008. Sindhu won the Commonwealth Games gold in 2018 and followed it up with a historic gold medal at the World Championships in 2019, becoming the first India to do so.
Who is known as father of badminton?
Nandu Natekar was a true artist of his art (Badminton). Natekar first represented India in 1953 at the age of 20. He is referred as the father of Indian Badminton and was the first Indian badminton player to get an international medal for the nation.
The winners will be crowned as the “World Champions” and awarded gold medals. However, it does not offer any prize money. The tournament started in 1977 and was held once every three years until 1983.
|Host City||Malmö (1)|
Meanwhile PV Sindhu has won India’s first badminton world title in spectacular fashion.
|Total prize money||US$850,000|
BWF World Rankings
|RANK||COUNTRY / TERRITORY||PLAYER|
|4||TPE||CHOU Tien Chen|