PV Sindhu Wins Silver for India in Rio Olympics

India won Silver in badminton women’s singles final. The 21-year-old Indian who is two-time World championship bronze medallist has also became the fifth woman player from India to win a medal in Olympics history. PV Sindhu has been unstoppable until her final match with the two-time World Champion from Spain. Sindhu lost to Carolina Marin of Spain by winning Silver medal, despite her efforts against the Golden champion.

The final match lasted for about one-and-half hour where Sindhu had to face tremendous pressure created by the two-time World Champion Marin from Spain. Sindhu made the best of her efforts to win the final, however she had lost (21-19, 12-21, 15-21) in a high-intensity final match.

In spite of losing in finals and missing the Gold, PV Sindhu creates history in Olympics. She is the youngest Indian to win a medal at the Olympics. Sindhu also became the fifth woman player from India to win a medal in Olympics history and the first to win a silver.

PV Sindhu Wins Silver Medal in Rio Olympics 2016

Gits from BMW car, land, gold, cash and other sort of gifts are pouring in for Sindhu. Government of Telengana and Andra Pradesh have prepared for a grand welcome. In addition to all the wishes from the country BFI (Badminton Federation of India) has announced a cash reward of Rs. 50 lakhs for the young medal winner in Olympics.

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