PV Sindhu is India’s pride: PM Modi leads wishes after badminton star wins historic bronze at Tokyo Olympics

PV Sindhu as soon as once more proved why she is thought to be among the best on this planet. Sindhu received the ladies’s singles bronze medal to script historical past at the Tokyo Olympics on Sunday.

Tokyo 2020: PV Sindhu scripts history with bronze, her 2nd Olympic medal. (Reuters Photo)

Tokyo 2020: PV Sindhu scripts historical past with bronze, her 2nd Olympic medal. (Reuters Photo)

HIGHLIGHTS

  • PV Sindhu received the bronze medal within the Badminton Women’s singles
  • PM Modi led wishes after badminton star wins historic bronze at Tokyo Olympics
  • Sindhu redeemed herself with a convincing win over the Chinese shutler

Star Indian shuttler P V Sindhu on Sunday grew to become solely the second Indian to win two Olympic medals, securing a bronze after a straight-game win over world no. 9 He Bing Jiao of China within the ladies’s singles third-place play-off right here.

Sindhu, who has returned with medals from every of the big-ticket occasions corresponding to Commonwealth Games, Asian Games and BWF World Tour Finals within the final 5 years, outwitted eighth seed Bing Jiao 21-13 21-15 so as to add a bronze to her silver that she had secured at the 2016 Rio Games.

Wrestler Sushil Kumar is the primary and solely different Indian to win two Olympic medals, following up his bronze at 2008 Beijing with a silver at the London version.

With this win, the sixth seeded Sindhu additionally made up for the straight-game loss to world no. 1 Tai Tzu Ying within the semifinals on Saturday.

She had crushed Japanese world no 5 Akane Yamaguchi within the quarterfinals.

Sindhu’s historic medal win noticed reactions pour in on Twitter. Here are a number of the reactions.

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