Full Name : Pilavullakandi Tevaraparampil Usha
Date of birth: 27 June 1964
Place of birth: Payyoli, Kozhikode, India
Father : E.P.M.Paithal
Mother : Lakshmi
Spouse : V.Srinivasan
Titles: Queen of Indian Track and field, Asian sprint queen, Payyoli Express, Golden girl.
Books about her: P.T.Usha, the pride of India, by P.T. Rajasekharan.
Ore Oru Usha, by Rajagopal
- Won 5 gold medals and one bronze in 1985, at the Jakarta Asian Athletic meet.
- Won four golds in 1986, Seoul Asian games.
- Won a total of 102 medals at National and International meets during her career.
- Won 1 gold and 2 silver at the 1999 Saf Games held at Kathmandu.
- 33 medals including 13 golds in Asian Games and Asian Championships
Awards and Honors
- Recipient of Arjuna Award ,1984.
- Greatest women athlete, in 1985 Jakarta Asian Athletic Meet.
- Padma Sree in 1984.
- Best Athlete of the year Award from India Government in 1984,1985,1986,1987, and 1989.
- Marshal Tito award for the best railway sportsperson in 1984, 1985, 1989 and 1990.
- 1986 Seoul Asian Games, won the Adidas Golden Shoe Award for the best athlete.
- Thirty International Awards, for her excellence in Athletics.
- Kerala Sports Journalists Award for the year 1999.