The ace badminton player, P.V. Sindhu is known for creating history in the records books ever since in 2016, when she went on become the first ever Indian women to win the silver medal in Rio Olympic 2016 Women’s Singles Badminton event. Post which there has been no looking back under the tutelage of Pullela Gopichand.
Yesterday PV Sindhu achieved another milestone by becoming the only player to be a defending women’s singles medallist at the Olympics, Worlds, Asian Games and Commonwealth Games at the same time. PV Sindhu defeated Japan’s Nozomi Okuhara in straight games 21-7, 21-7 the first Indian to win badminton World Championships at Basel, Switzerland.
Post Winning the trophy, she was quoted saying that, “Finally, I have become a National champion!” she exclaimed. Then suddenly, she and with her, the rest of India was wide wake. “Sorry, sorry, World Champion!” she laughed, as she repeated the words, slowly and deliberately, lest it slip away. “World Champion…” Also dedicated the win to her coach, “I dedicate this award to my mom, it’s her birthday today. Happy Birthday, mom.”