Aug. 29, 2018

At the Asian Games in Indonesia, Manjit Singh won gold in men's 800 metres; PV Sindhu became the first Indian to win a Silver medal in Badminton at Asian Games.

Manjit Singh:

  • Manjit Singh is an Indian middle-distance runner who specialises in the 800 metres and 1500 metres events.

  • He hails from

PV Sindhu:

  • Pusarla Venkata Sindhu is an Indian professional badminton player.

  • She is the first Indian woman to win an Olympic silver medal.

  • National honours:
    • Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna, highest sporting honour of India (2016).

    • Padma Shri (2015).

    • Arjuna Award (2013).