PV Sindhu is first Indian female to win a medal other than Bronze in Olympics.
PV Sindhu became the first Indian female to win Silver Medal in Olympics. Sindhu broke a lot of jinx and stereotypes and helped India rise at the international level. PV Sindhu may have missed the chance of winning Gold for India but she has certainly brought the requisite smile on Indian population. The whole of India is busy appreciating the tough fight PV gave to Carolina Marin from Spain, who was quite aggressive, passionate and expressive on the court.
PV Sindhu lost the final match to the World N.1 from Spain, which makes the loss a lot more special. India may have failed to get its first Gold medal at Rio but the Silver will lighten our hearts equally.
With the Silver Medal win at Rio Olympics PV Sindhu is the fifth Indian women to clinch a medal at Olympics.
PV Sindhu stormed into finals of Olympics Badminton by beating counter attack from Japan. Her fiery spell made her look aggressive and really passionate on court. PV Sindhu’s semi-final match not only helped her storm into Finals but also gave Indian citizens a hope of clinching gold in Rio Olympics 2016.
Sindhu is no common name; she is a star and her performance in past has received constructive feedback from varied celebrities including Sachin Tendulkar. PV Sindhu is playing like a star and her performance has proved that if provided with proper coaching and infrastructure then Indian women are ready to take over the world.
PV Sindhu’s story of hard work and becoming World Champion:
21-year-old PV Sindhu was born in Hyderabad (Now in Telangana); her parents were volleyball players, so we can say that sportsmanship was in her genes. PV Sindhu has not risen to fame after clenching a medal for India in Olympics.
It was way back in 2013 when she became the first Indian women to win a medal in Badminton World Championship. Indian government has also conferred her with the fourth highest civilian award Padma Shri, which tells her story of hard work and success quite well.
International Career and Recognition:
She participated in Junior Asian Badminton Championship in 2009 and won a Bronze medal for India; the contest was held in Colombo.
In Fajr International Badminton Challenge she stormed into finals and clinched a silver medal for India. The contest was held in 2010 in Mexico. She was also a prestigious member of India’s National Team at the 2010 Uber Cup.
2012 was one of the most important years for PV Sindhu. It was in 2012 when she realized how fiery she is and how much more there’s for her to achieve. It was here when her struggle for an Olympic medal started and was fulfilled in Rio Olympics 2016.
She lost in Semi-finals of London Olympics but the series was no disappointment for her given she won by beating China’s gold medalists to enter Semi finals.