Saina Nehwal becomes first Indian player to win silver at World Badminton Championships
Q. Name the Indian badminton player who became the first Indian to win a silver in the World Badminton Championship on 16th Aug’15?- Published on 28 Aug 15
a. Ashwani Ponappa
b. Aditya Joshi
c. Saina Nehwal
d. P Kashyap
ANSWER: Saina Nehwal
She lost the women's singles summit clash to Spain's Carolina Marin in Jakarta. This was India's fifth medal at the World Championship after PV Sindhu clinched the bronze twice in 2013 and 2014 and Jwala Gutta and Ashwini Ponnappa notched up a bronze in women's doubles at the 2011 edition. Legendary shuttler Prakash Padukone was the first Indian to win a bronze at the 1983 edition.