Award Name : Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna
Year of Award : 2010
Award for : Sports and Games
Location : Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh, India
Saina Nehwal (born 17 March 1990) is an Indian badminton player who is currently ranked No.1 in the world by Badminton World Federation Women's Singles 2015.She is the first Indian to win a medal in Badminton at the Olympics.She achieved this feat by winning the Bronze medal at the London Olympics 2012 on 4 August 2012.She is also the first Indian after Prakash Padukone and the first Indian woman to become world number 1.Besides these, she is the first Indian to win the World Junior Badminton Championships and was also the first Indian to win a Super Series tournament, by clinching the Indonesia Open on 21 June 2009. Saina is supported by the Olympic Gold Quest.He received Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna Award in 2010 for Badminton.