Saina Nehwal is one of those extraordinary players who has not only built a name for herself in the international badminton arena but has also earned a place among the top shuttlers in the world today. She is one of the most well-known badminton players of the modern period, and here we bring you some of the most fascinating facts about this Indian shuttler.
Not just in Badminton, she is a multitalented player and also holds expertise in playing Karate. She holds a few awards in the sport and has also gained excellence in it.
Saina is the first Indian player to win the World Junior Badminton Championship and also the first Indian woman and also the youngest to win the Philippines Open.
Apart from all her achievements in the world of badminton her talent is also highly recognized by the Indian government for her phenomenal work in the sport. She was awarded some of the highest awards in the sports category accorded in the country. She is awarded the Padma Bhushan, the Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna, and Arjuna Award among many.
An interesting fact about her is that she loves to treat herself with Ice-cream after every match she has won in badminton, clearly proving that the star loves ice cream and is very much similar to us.
Saina is also a big movie enthusiast and is a huge fan of ace Bollywood superstar, Shah Rukh Khan.