After the success of wrestler Sakshi Malik and bagging India’s first medal at Rio Olympics 2016 and opening the India’s medal tally with her dramatic broze medal win. Our women’s badminton player PV Sindhu has confirmed India at least a silver medal in Rio after she won her match against Nozomi Okuhara by 21-19, 21-10 in straight set and confirming her birth in final against against Carolina Marin, the world No 1. The Final will be on Friday at 19:30 IST, she has a great chance of winning the gold as she has edge over Marin, Sindhu had beaten Marin 21-15, 18-21, 21-17 in last year’s Denmark Open final – her first win over the Spaniard in four outings.
She won her Quater-Final against Wang Yihan of China by 22-20, 21-19.
P.V. Sindhu At Rio Olympics
|Group Stage||Michelle Li(CANADA)||Won||19-21, 21-15, 21-17|
|Group Stage||Laura Sárosi (HUN)||Won||21-4, 21-9|
|Pre-Quarter Finals||Tai Tzu-ying (TPE)||Won||21-13,21-15|
|Quarter Finals||Wang Yihan (CHINA)||Won||22-20, 21-19|
|Semi Finals||Nozomi Okuhara(JAPAN)||Won||21-19, 21-10|
Something About Her
Pusarla Venkata Sindhu (born 5 July 1995) is an Indian badminton player. On 10 August 2013, Sindhu became the first ever Indian women’s singles player to win a medal at the World Championships. On 30 March 2015, she received India’s fourth highest civilian honor, the Padma Shri. She broke into =the Top 20 in the Badminton World Federation rankings released on 21 September 2012.