Ashwini Ponnappa

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Birthday
18, 1989
Birthplace
Bengaluru, India
Birth Sign
Virgo
Birthplace
Bengaluru, India

About

Indian badminton player known for winning India's first gold medal in women's doubles at the 2010 Commonwealth Games. She and Jwala Gutta have become known in their home country for their success as a team, breaching the Top 10 in the rankings in 2015.

Before Fame

She started playing badminton in the early 2000s and won multiple national titles at the junior level.

Trivia

She and Gutta also played together at the 2012 London Olympics. She's a graduate of St. Mary's College.

Family Life

Her father was a high-level hockey player, but she didn't pursue the sport. She has a younger brother named Appanna.

Associated With

She and Kirsty Gilmour both competed at the 2014 Commonwealth Games.