Saina Nehwal Playing to Win - My Life Book Launch by Landmark & Penguin
Landmark & Penguin launches Playing to win - My life ... on and off court by Saina Nehwal
Hyderabad 7th November 2012: Landmark and Penguin Books India today hosted the launch of "playing to win my life ... on and off court" by Saina Nehwal. Ace shooter Gagan Narang and eminent journalist, Kingshuk Nag released the book today along with lib Saina Nehwal. In this fascinating memoir, Saina Nehwal talks about her childhood and growing—up years; her relationship with the most important people in her life; the ups and downs of her celebrated career, from district level wins to the Olympics; and the sacrifices needed to succeed in any sport. She also reveals little-known facts and offers a peek into her many avatars—daughter, sister, student, and the regular girl behind the badminton prodigy.
Find out what a typical day in Saina's life is like—rigorous training, a strict diet, and no parties or sleepovers. But it's not all work and no play; Saina loves to shop, eat ice cream (post wins only), and play games on her iPad!
With candid photographs and badminton tips from the pro herself, this book showcases the making of a badminton champ—in her own words.
Olympic bronze medal winner 2012, twenty-two-year-old Saina Nehwal is India's leading badminton player. Ranked World Number 4, she is the recipient of various awards including Padma Shri, Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna, and many more. She is the first Indian to win an Olympic medal in badminton.
About Landmark Landmark, a TATA Enterprise, is India's largest book and music retailer. Started in 1987 as India's first large-format book and music store, Landmark was all about building a generation of well-informed people. Since then, Landmark has expanded into toys, stationery, gaming, electronics, gift articles, home decor, art & craft and sports accessories. Now a part of Trent, the retail arm of the Tata conglomerate, Landmark has 18 large format stores, 1 hotel store, 1 airport store, and 1 IT Park store, across 10 locations in India. Known for its multifaceted and popular events, Landmark has been a destination for book and music launches, hosting authors and artists from across the world. The guest list boasts of writers like Jeffrey Archer, Ken Follet, Wilbur Smith, Salman Rushdie, Amitav Ghosh, and Kiran Desai, film personalities like Aamir Khan, Kareena Kapoor, Shyam Benegal, and Karan Johar, and music artists like MLTR, Swarathma, Sukhwinder, and Soulmate, among others. Landmark has also been at the forefront of holding events that present children with their favourite characters like Ben 10, Barbie, DORA, and Doraemon. --