Saina Nehwal set to fly jet trainer aircraft today

Updated: 28 September 2012 08:58 IST

She has taken Indian badminton to newer heights and now get set to see Olympic bronze medallist Saina Nehwal fly in a jet fighter this afternoon.

Hyderabad:

She has taken Indian badminton to newer heights and now get set to see Olympic bronze medallist Saina Nehwal fly in a jet fighter this afternoon.

After cricketers Sachin Tendulkar and MS Dhoni, it's now Saina's turn to have a brush with Indian Armed Forces' way of life.

The Olympic medallist has been invited as a special guest for the closing ceremony of the Inter Squadron Sports Championship at the Air Force Academy in Dundigal, Andhra Pradesh on September 28.

Nehwal, who recently signed up a Rs 40-crore deal with sports management firm, will be given a sortie experience on a Kiran trainer aircraft.

Nehwal will be present at the closing ceremony and play an exhibition match, apart from interacting with the Air Force cadets there.

Topics : Badminton Saina Nehwal
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