Carolina Marin from Spain won World Badminton Championship 2015 [ Current Affairs ]

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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.

Image of Carolina Marin

Image of Carolina Marin

WinWorld Badminton Championship 2015

She also became world champion in women’s singles in 2014 by defeating Li Xuerui of China.

Her achievements:

  • 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