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.
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.