Saturday, March 26, 2011

Ashwini Ponnappa

Profile of Ashwini Ponnappa

Ashwini Ponnappa is one of the best doubles badminton players of India. She plays the women's doubles event partnering the more experienced Jwala Gutta. The pair is currently ranked No.19 as per the badminton world rankings (ranking as on 26-Mar-2011)

Ashwini Ponnappa
 Ashwini Ponnappa - Fact File

Birth date: 18-Sep-1989
Birth place: Bangalore, India
Stays at: Hyderabad, India
Plays: Right-handed (whereas her partner Jwala plays left-handed)

Ashwini Ponnappa - Notable Badminton Achievements:

Ashwini won the Gold medal at the Commonwealth Games-2010 at New Delhi in the women's doubles event, partnering with Jwala Gutta. She was also the winner of the Silver Medal at the Commonwealth Games-2010 mixed team event.

Ashwini had twice won the National Junior Badminton championship titles in the girl's doubles events in the years 2006 and 2007, partnering Nitya Sosale.
She also won the Gold medal at the South Asian games held in 2006.

Ashwini Ponnappa won the women's doubles title at the National Badminton Championship-2009 along-with her partner Jwala Gutta.



  1. sports were never a career in our nation but it is a start that people taking it seriously and playing for the pride of country.a day we will rule in sports..its beginning.

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