PV Sindhu has created history, became the First Indian to win a Gold Medal at the World Badminton Championship. She has already been an Olympic Silver Medalist.
The World Badminton Championship was held on Sunday, August 25, 2019, at Basel, Switzerland. She has defeated world number four Nozomi Okuhara of Japan and created a history for India. She has been ranked fifth in the world rankings, defeated Okuhara 21–7, in straight games. The match lasted for 37 minutes.
With this marvelous win, PV Sindhu has set a career record of 9-7 against Okuhara. Sindhu has won silver in 2017 and 2018 and bronze in 2013 and 2014, begun well in the starting of the game and took a 5-1 lead.
The Indian players at that point proceeded with 12–2. Sindhu did not look back after that and won the first game 21–7 after taking a 16–2 lead. The Indian player won the first game in quite a while. Sindhu began with a 2–0 lead in the second game to take an 8–2 lead in the following couple of minutes.
Sindhu continued with her impressive playing and then took an awesome 14-4 lead in the match. Ultimately, Sindhu won the gold medal for the first time at the BWF Badminton World Championship by taking 21 points in a row and ending the game. Prior to Sindhu, B Sai Praneeth won a bronze medal at the World Badminton Championships 2019. She said it’s her answer to those who questioned her at some point of time in life.
Sindhu expressed her feelings after the incredible win at World Championship
Sindhu comes with an emotional tweet. She turned into tears when she saw the Indian Flag and heard the National Anthem in the honor of India. Her painful journey has set a milestone in her life.