Current Affairs 16 August 2015

 World Badminton Championship 2015: Saina Nehwal Lost to Carolina Marin of Spain 

World Badminton Championship 2015_Saina NehwalSaina Nehwal settles for silver medal at the World Badminton Championship in Jakarta, after losing her final against Carolina Marin of Spain by 16-21, 19-21. Saina Nehwal is the first Indian to reach the summit stage since the World Badminton Championship started in 1977.

Quick Facts:

  • Prakash Padukone was the first Indian to win a Bronze medal in World Badminton Championship in 1983.
  • P V Sindhu clinched bronze medal in 2013 and 2014.
  • In 2011, Jwala Gutta and Ashwini Ponnappa bagged a bronze medal in women’s doubles.
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