Hope to win medal in London Olympics: Jwala

Updated: Aug 26, 2011, 21:17 PM IST

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 today 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.