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Updated: September 30, 2013 00:34 IST

Another record of sorts for Saina Nehwal: two million ‘likes’ on FB

V. V. Subrahmanyam
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The champion shuttler gets two million ‘likes’ on her Facebook account

London Olympics bronze medallist Saina Nehwal has achieved another rare feat – two million ‘likes’ on her Facebook account. It may not be a big surprise to many given her list of impressive achievements and the way she conducts herself both on and off the court.

“I am thrilled with the kind of response from the fans. Honestly, I never thought that I have this kind of following, especially for a badminton player,” the 25-year-old champion shuttler informed The Hindu on Sunday. Interestingly, this interactive Facebook page was started by the Olympic Gold Quest about three years ago and Saina has been a regular ‘visitor’ to the account. “What really impressed me is there are no negative comments so far. The fans have been really kind to me and always very encouraging,” says the best-ever women’s badminton player from India.

Saina also said that she had made it a point to regularly interact with her fans. “Yes, this helps the players a lot. For it provides the much needed break from your daily rigorous programme,” she pointed. “ Ín fact, after the IBL I am a more frequent visitor to the Facebook,” signed off the gifted shuttler.

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I really wish to ever long continuing number one badminton player from india,and hopes to make a number one badminton player from world..............all the best saina i am a big fan of u.

from:  harish
Posted on: Sep 30, 2013 at 19:02 IST

one more feather added to your crown...... i really wish still more
records to breaked...... all the best.....

from:  kaviarasu
Posted on: Sep 30, 2013 at 09:29 IST
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