Pair of Saina, Srikanth win at World Badminton Championships [ Current Affairs ]
About Saina Nehwal: Saina Nehwal was born on 17th March 1990. She is an Indian badminton player who is currently ranked as 2nd number in Women’s Singles 2015 in the world by Badminton World Federation.
- She is also the first Indian after Prakash Padukone and the first Indian woman to become world number one champion.
- She became the first Indian women champion by winning a Bronze medal in Badminton at the London Olympics in 2012.
- She also achieves a brown belt in Karate.
About Srikanth Kidambi: Srikanth Kidambi is an Indian badminton player and currently at the highest rank in Indian men’s player in the international circuit with a world ranking of 3.
- Kidambi Srikanth is the first ever Indian Man to Win Swiss Open Grand Prix Gold.
About winning at World Badminton Championship:
- Indian badminton players Saina Nehwal and Kidambi Srikanth win at Word Badminton championship, while Parupalli Kashyap was knocked out from the World Badminton Championships in Jakarta.
- Nehwal defeats Chinese Taipei’s Cheung Ngan Yi by 21 - 13, 21 - 9 in the second - round match at Jakarta.
- Published on: August 14, 2015