Carolina Marin from Spain won World Badminton Championship 2015 [ Current Affairs ]
About Carolina Marin: Carolina Maria Marin Martin was born 15 June 1993. She is a badminton player from Spain. She is currently known as No. 1 Badminton player as she won in the world Badminton Championship 2015 in Women’s Singles.
She also became world champion in women’s singles in 2014 by defeating Li Xuerui of China.
- In 2009 she won a silver medal at European Junior Badminton Championships.
- She also won a gold medal at the 2009 European U17 Badminton Championships.
- She became the first Spanish badminton player to win a Grand Prix Gold title after winning the 2013 London Grand Prix Gold.
About winning at World Badminton Championship:
- In women’s single category of World Badminton Championship Carolina Marin from Spanish win by defeating India’s Saina Nehwal.
- In the final match she defeated Saina by 16 - 21 and 19 - 21.
- While Saina Nehwal is first Indian women badminton player who reach in finals of Badminton World Championship.
- In World Badminton Championship held in 2013 and 2014, India’s PV Sindhu had won the bronze medal in both years.
- Jwala Gutta and Ashwini Ponnappa had also won the bronze in women’s doubles in 2011.
- Prakash Padukone became the first Indian by winning a bronze in 1983.
- Published on: August 17, 2015