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PV Sindhu Nominated for Padma Bhushan Award

Indian shuttler PV Sindhu has been nominated for the prestigious Padma Bhushan award by the Sports Ministry on 25th September 2017. World No. 2 Sindhu has been in stellar form since winning a silver medal at Rio Olympics last year and is the second athlete after cricketer MS Dhoni to have been nominated for the honour this year.
Sindhu joins the elite club comprising of Saina Nehwal and Pullela Gopichand.  In March 2015, Sindhu was conferred India’s fourth highest civilian honour – Padma Shri. For Sindhu, the honour adds to the illustrious awards she has already picked up this season. The 22-year old shuttler has been in great form, winning the silver medal at the World Badminton Championship in Glasgow this year besides clinching the India Open Super Series and Syed Modi International.