PV Sindhu, born July 5, 1995, is an Indian shuttler. Sindhu is has been highly praised for her determination and talent in badminton and achieved a lot at a very early age. Till 2016, she has after her name six individual titles including the Macau Open (thrice, in 2013, 2014 and 2015), Malaysian masters (twice, in 2013 and 2016) and the Indonesia International (in 2011). But her biggest achievement came in the Summer Olympics 2016 held at Rio de Janeiro of Brazil, as she became the first Indian women to qualify for an Olympics final and win the silver medal. Sindhu started playing badminton at the age of eight. Both her parents have represented India in volleyball, while his father has been an Arjuna Awardee. Sindhu received the Arjuna Award in 2013 for becoming the first Indian womens shuttler to win a medal at the world championships. She is the youngest recipient of the Padma Shree Award, which she received in 2015.