Ashwini Ponnappa India

Key Facts


Competed in

Date of birth

18 Sep 1989


London 2012
Gold Silver Bronze
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Ashwini Ponnappa competed in BADMINTON

Did you know?

  • Badminton matches are played over the best of three games.
  • Each game is won by the first player or doubles pair to reach 21 points by a margin of two clear points.
  • All events begin with group stages, followed by a knockout format.
  • With shuttlecock smashes reaching speeds of more than 200mph, badminton has claims to be the world's fastest racquet sport.
  • Since making its Olympic debut in 1992, badminton has been dominated by Asian countries. All 15 medals at the 2008 Olympics went to Asian shuttlers.