Hope to win medal in London Olympics: Jwala

Updated: 26 August 2011 21:15 IST

Buoyed by the bronze medal in the recent World Championship, ace doubles shuttler Jwala Gutta on Friday expressed confidence that she would win a medal at the 2012 London Olympics.

Hyderabad:

Buoyed by the bronze medal in the recent World Championship, ace doubles shuttler Jwala Gutta on Friday expressed confidence that she would win a medal at the 2012 London Olympics.

"I am happy to have won the bronze. I hope to win more medals for the country," she told reporters at a felicitation function.

Jwala was felicitated on Friday by Andhra Pradesh Information Technology Minister, Ponnala Lakshmaiah for winning the bronze medal in the women's doubles in the just-concluded World Badminton Championships in London partnering with Ashwani Ponnappa.

Jwala and Ashwini created history by becoming the first Indian women's pair to win a bronze in World Championship last week, and jumped four places to 17 in the world rankings.

Topics : Badminton Olympics 2012 Jwala Gutta
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