Jwala Gutta is a most famous sport woman from Hyderabad who had started her career when she was just 10 years old. She is a left-handed and international level badminton player of India who has won 14 times “National Badminton Championships”. She played various times with Ashwini Ponnappa in mixed doubles and got excellent success. She had won various medals by playing at the BWF World Championships, Asian Badminton Championships, Commonwealth Games and various other final and semi-final of big international events.

Facts:

Personal information

Born: on 7th of September in 1983 in Wardha, Maharashtra

Indian father: Kranti Gutta

Chinese mother: Yelan Gutta (Tianjin)

Country: India

Height: 1.78 m (5 ft 10 inch)

Handedness: Left

Coach: S. M. Arif

Mixed Doubles / Women’s Doubles Competition

  • Highest ranking: 6 (XD) and 13 (WD)
  • Current ranking: 21 (WD) on 31st of July in 2014

Medal records:

Competitor for India for Women’s badminton

  • Bronze medal in 2011 at London in World Championships for Women’s doubles
  • Bronze  medal in 2006 at Melbourne in Commonwealth Games for Mixed Team
  • Gold medal in 2010 at Delhi in Commonwealth Games for Women’s Doubles
  • Silver medal in 2010 at Delhi in Commonwealth Games for Mixed Team
  • Silver medal in 2014 at Glasgow in Commonwealth Games for Women’s Doubles
  • Bronze  medal in 2014 at New Delhi in Uber Cup for Team

Awards: She was awarded the Arjuna award in 2011 by the Indian Government for her big achievements as a badminton player of India.