Who won India’s first Olympic medal in badminton?

Who is the first Indian to win an Olympic medal in badminton?

Another Indian, Manoj Kumar won the bronze after beating Daisuke Fujihara in the third place play-off. With badminton making its debut at the Paralympics this year, Bhagat, the current world No. 1, thus became the first Indian to win a gold medal in the sport.

Who was first woman to win Olympic medal?

British tennis champion Charlotte Cooper was the first woman to win an Olympic gold medal in an individual event. Cooper defeated French player Hélène Prévost in straight sets (6-1, 6-4) on July 11.

Who is the father of badminton?

Prakash Padukone (born 10 June 1955) is a former Indian badminton player. He was ranked World No. 1 in 1980; the same year he became the first Indian to win the All England Open Badminton Championships.

Prakash Padukone
Height 1.85 m (6 ft 1 in)
Handedness Right
Men’s singles
Highest ranking 1 (1980)

Who is the India’s first woman?

First Ladies and Gentlemen of India

First Lady of India
Incumbent Savita Kovind since 25 July 2017
Residence Rashtrapati Bhavan, Delhi (primary) Rashtrapati Nilayam, Hyderabad (winter) The Retreat Building, Shimla (summer)
Inaugural holder Rajvanshi Devi
Formation 26 January 1950

Who is the mother of badminton?

Born in Wardha to a Chinese mother and a Telugu father, she began playing badminton at a young age. A fourteen-time National Champion, Gutta played with Shruti Kurien earlier in her career, but found greater international success with Ashwini Ponnappa.

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Jwala Gutta
Highest ranking 6 (XD August 2010) 10 (WD August 2015)