PV Sindhu: This person also has hard work behind PV Sindhu becoming world champion, mortgaged his home: BWF World Badminton Championship 2019 BWF Badminton World Championship 2019: Indian women’s badminton star PV Sindhu created history by defeating Nozomi Okuhara of Japan in the final of BWF Badminton World Championship 2019 (BWF World Badminton Championship 2019) in Switzerland on Sunday. PV Sindhu became the first Indian badminton player to win a gold medal at the World Championship after defeating world number four Nozomi Okuhara.
Not only his hard work is behind PV Sindhu’s historic victory, but also the hard work of Pullela Gopichand, coach of India’s National Badminton Team. Taking training from Pulela Gopichand Academy, Saina Nehwal, PV Star badminton players like Sindhu, Kidambi Srikanth have emerged. But there was a time when Gopichand mortgaged his house to provide facilities to these players.
According to media reports, Pullela Gopichand started coaching at Gachibowli government stadium in 2003. At that time he had no money at all. During that time Parupalli Kashyap, PV Sindhu, Saina Nehwal, B.C. Star players like Sai Praneeth were junior players at that time.
Before the BWF Badminton World Championship, Gopichand has undergone strict discipline from PV Sindhu. Pullela Gopichand said that Sindhu did not have her phone during the last 3 months. First I will return his phone. I stopped her from eating sweet curd, which she loves. I also stopped them from eating ice cream, now she can eat whatever she wants.
Indian National Badminton Team Coach Pullela Gopichand won the All England Open Badminton Championship in 2001. He became the second Indian after Prakash Padukone to achieve this feat. Gopichand has received big awards like Arjuna Award in 1999, Dronacharya Award in 2009 and Padma Bhushan in 2014.
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