Jwala Gutta
Country India
Date of Birth 1983-09-07
Age 37 years
Birth Place SEVAGRAM, MAHARASHTRA
Major Teams India
Playing Details Doubles
, Jwala Gutta & Ashwini Ponappa, Women Doubles, Badminton
  • M.Matsutomo/A.Takahashi
    11th Aug, 4:30pm
    0 -2 (15-21, 10 -21)
    LOST
  • S.Piek/E.Muskens (NED)
    12th Aug, 5:30pm
    Score: 1-2 (21-16, 16-21, 21-17)
    LOST
  • P.Supajirakul/S.Taerattanachai
    13th Aug, 7:15pm
    Score: 0-2 ( 17-21, 15-21)
    LOST

Achievements

  • Gold in 2010 Commonwealth games(Women's doubles)
  • Silver in 2014 Commonwealth Games(Women's Doubles)

 

Biography

On of India's most experienced players. A doubles specialist, she has won the national title 14 times till 2013.Partnered with Shruthi Kurien initially and then Ashwini Ponnappa became her partner since the 2010 Commonwealth Games.

 

Her success rose from there as the pair was constantly in the top-20 rankng with rank 10 in 2015 the highest thus far. A left hander she and Ashwini have won numerous medals starting with the 2011 bronze in world championship, gold and silver at the 2010 and 2014 commonwealth Games.

 

The historic bronze medal in the 2014 Thomas and Uber cup in New Delhi is a huge effort. In Glasgow Commonwealth Games 2014 the pair won the silver medal. A knee injury made Jwala to pull out of Asian Games Incheon and that left Ashwini without partners.

 

Except Olympics Jwala and Ashwini have been involved in medal-success in most international tournaments and beaten some top pairs in the world. The pair are currently ranked 14 in the world and by virtue of that get a slot in the Rio Olympics draw.