Born on 18th January 1978, Aparna Popat is a former Indian badminton player who is regarded as one of the most successful badminton players. She has won the national championship nine times in between 1997-2006.
Silver medalist in Women’s Singles at the 1998 Commonwealth Gamesand a gold medal at the Asian Satellite tournament
Bronze Medalist in Women’s Singles at the Commonwealth Gamesin 2002 and also represented India at the Uber Cup
Secured bronze in a mixed team event at the 2006 Commonwealth Games