PV Sindhu already created a record of being a first Indian woman to enter into the badminton final in Olympic event. Now, she became the first Indian female player to win silver medal in the Olympic.
She won the bronze medal twice in the World Championship. Sindhu fought hard against world no.1 player Carolina Marin in the final.The first set saw PV Sindhu came from behind at 6-11 to seal the set 21-19.
And Carolina Marin went on to win clinch the 2nd set by 21-12. In the 3rd set, Marin won by 21-15. After Marin winning the final, PV Sindhu was the first to congratulate her.
Twitter reaction after PV Sindhu Silver Medal in Rio Olympics 2016:
— President Mukherjee (@POI13) August 18, 2016
— Sachin Tendulkar (@sachin_rt) August 19, 2016
— Narendra Modi (@narendramodi) August 18, 2016
Gold wud hv been gr8but even in it they do mixing,out of 500gm Gold medal,494gm is silver,but u wud know d price of dat 6 gm best,#PVSindhu
— Virender Sehwag (@virendersehwag) August 19, 2016
T 2352 – Never ever underestimate power of female gender ! #PVSindhu you have destroyed so many 'naysayers' .. you are the PRIDE of INDIA !
— Amitabh Bachchan (@SrBachchan) August 18, 2016
— Irfan Pathan (@IrfanPathan) August 19, 2016
This was definitely a classic match ! Proud of PV Sindhu
— Gurkeerat Mann (@gurkeeratmann22) August 19, 2016
Sakshi….Sindhu…. Dono ko Salaam! pic.twitter.com/RFhfUkUpsS
— Shah Rukh Khan (@iamsrk) August 18, 2016
— Kapil Dev (@therealkapildev) August 19, 2016
— parthiv patel (@parthiv9) August 19, 2016
Hard luck #Sindhu . Nevertheless, still a champion. Proud of you
— Unmukt Chand (@UnmuktChand9) August 19, 2016
— Gautam Gambhir (@GautamGambhir) August 19, 2016
What a game that was, proud of what @Pvsindhu1 achieved.Silver is such a worthy metal.
— Ashwin Ravichandran (@ashwinravi99) August 19, 2016
— cheteshwar pujara (@cheteshwar1) August 19, 2016