Ashwini Ponnappa Height, Weight, Age, Biography, & More

Real Name Ashwini Ponnappa
Nickname Not Known
Profession Indian Badminton Player
Physical Stats & More
Height in centimeters- 178 cm
in meters- 165 m
in Feet Inches- 5′ 5″
Weight in Kilograms- 58 Kg
in Pounds- 128 lbs
Figure Measurements 34-26-34
Eye Colour Black
Hair Colour Black
International Debut South Asian Games, 2006
Coach/Mentor Tom John
Handedness Right
Achievements (main ones) • Secured a Gold medal at the South Asian Games held in 2006.
• Won the National Junior Badminton championship titles in the girl’s doubles events in 2006 & 2007.
• Gold Medal at the Commonwealth Games in 2010.
• Pairing with Jwala Gutta, Ponnappa secured a gold medal at the Delhi Commonwealth Games 2012 Women’s Doubles event.
• Bagged a Silver medal in the mixed team event of the 2012 Commonwealth Games.
• Ponnappa also won a Silver Medal at the Commonwealth Games 2014.
Career Turning Point After securing a Gold Medal at the 2006 South Asian Games, there was no looking back for Ponnappa.
Highest Ranking 10 (in XD) (August 2015)
Personal Life
Date of Birth 18 September 1989
Age (as in 2017) 28 Years
Birth Place Bangalore, Karnataka, India
Zodiac sign/Sun sign Virgo
Nationality Indian
Hometown Bangalore, Karnataka, India
School St. Francis Xavier’s Girl’s High School, Bangalore
College Mount Carmel College, Bangalore & St Mary’s College, Hyderabad
Educational Qualifications Not Known
Family Father– M.A.Ponnappa
Mother– Kaveri Ponnappa
Ashwini Ponnappa with Parents
Brother– Not Known
Sister– N/A
Religion Hinduism
Hobbies Listening to Music, reading Books & watching movies
Favourite Things
Favourite Brands Promod, Pull & Bear, Zara
Favourite Car Renault Duster
Boys, Affairs and More
Marital Status Unmarried
Affairs/Boyfriends Not Known
Husband N/A
Children Son– N/A
Daughter– N/A

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Some Lesser Known Facts About Ashwini Ponnappa

  • Does Ashwini Ponnappa smoke: Not Known
  • Does Ashwini Ponnappa drink alcohol: Not Known
  • Ashwini’s father was a national hockey player. However, she preferred badminton over hockey and started training in the sport.
  • She created a record in Paris’ World Championship in 2010 when her smash was measured at 260 kmph, the best so far in Women’s badminton, whilst her partner Jwala’s best is measured at 219 kmph.
  • Ponnappa is an animal lover and loves listening to music in her spare time.
  • In June 2015, Ashwini-Jwala pair won the Canada Open women’s doubles title by defeating the top-seeded Dutch pair of Eefje Muskens and Selena Piek. It was the pair’s first and only title in the year.

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