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It’s a proud moment: Badminton star PV Sindhu elated after receiving Padma Bhushan

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India’s embellished badminton star PV Sindhu claimed the Padma Bhushan Award will inspire her to realize more good results at the greatest stage and convey laurels for the nation. Previously this year, Sindhu scripted history by successful a bronze medal at the Tokyo Olympics.

Double Olympic medalist PV Sindhu receives Padma Bhushan from President Ram Nath Kovind (Photo Courtesy: President of India)

Double Olympic medalist PV Sindhu receives Padma Bhushan from President Ram Nath Kovind (Photo Courtesy: President of India)

HIGHLIGHTS

  • PV Sindhu obtained the Padma Bhushan from President Ram Nath Kovind on Sunday
  • Hockey star Rani Rampal and soccer star Bembem Devi were conferred with Padma Shri
  • Cricketer Zaheer Khan, hockey player MP Ganesh have been among the other folks who had been nominated for Padma Shri

India’s embellished badminton participant PV SIndhu on Monday was awarded with the Padma Bhushan, India’s third optimum civilian award by President Ram Nath Kovind at the Rashtrapati Bhavan in New Delhi. Primary Minister Narendra Modi attended the Padma Awards ceremony as 119 awards have been presented to winners.

PV SIndhu has been a person of India’s very best athletes in the fashionable period. The 26-year-old won a silver medal in women’s singles badminton at the Rio Olympics in 2016 and followed it up with a bronze at the Tokyo Olympics, thereby turning into the initial Indian female to acquire two unique Olympic medals. She also received the badminton environment championships title in 2019.

Sindhu attended the Padma Awards ceremony on Monday and mentioned he is honoured to have been conferred with the prestigious award for distinguished company of a substantial order to the state.

“It is a happy moment. I am grateful to the Government of India. These awards give us a good deal of encouragement, aid and inspiration. I have some impending tournaments, I will give my greatest in them,” Sindhu was quoted as saying by news company ANI.

Boxing good Mary Kom was conferred with the Padma Vibhushan Award, India’s second-greatest civilian honour. A full of 11 sporting activities folks have been nominated for the Padma Awards in 2020.

Meanwhile, India’s hockey captain Rani Rampal obtained the Padma Shri award from President Kovind alongside with India women’s soccer star Oinam Bembem Devi.

Environment Cup-profitable previous India cricketer Zaheer Khan, hockey star MP Ganesh, shooter Jitu Rai, archer Tarundeep Rai were being between the some others who were nominated for Padma Shri in 2020.

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