Tokyo Olympics: Sindhu creates history, won Olympic medal for the second time in a row
Tokyo Olympics: India’s legendary badminton player PV Sindhu has won the bronze medal in the Tokyo Olympics. Sindhu registered a 21-13 and 21-15 win over Chinese shuttler Bingjiao in the bronze medal match.
Tokyo: India’s daughters are creating record after record with their stellar performance in the Tokyo Olympics. India’s female star badminton player PV Sindhu has won a bronze medal in Tokyo Olympics. She defeated Xiao Bing He of China 21-13, 21-15 in the match for third place. Due to his brilliant performance in this match which lasted for 53 minutes, India has got the third medal in this Olympics.
— Olympics (@Olympics) August 1, 2021
Tokyo Olympics Sindhu created history
PV Sindhu created history in Tokyo Olympics. He has won the bronze medal. Sindhu defeated Bingjiao of China 21-13, 21-15 to claim the bronze medal. PV Sindhu has become the first Indian woman player to win two medals in an individual Olympic event. Among men, wrestler Sushil Kumar (Bronze – Beijing 2008, Silver – London 2012) did this feat.
HISTORY CREATED🤩@Pvsindhu1 becomes 1️⃣st 🇮🇳 woman & only 2️⃣nd athlete after @WrestlerSushil to win 2️⃣ back to back medals. It’s also 3️⃣rd consecutive #Olympic medal from #Badminton.She defeats 🇨🇳’s Bing Jiao to clinch🥉at #Tokyo2020🥳#SmashfortheGlory#Cheer4India#TeamIndia pic.twitter.com/vYYSN11dzj
— BAI Media (@BAI_Media) August 1, 2021
Won Silver in Rio Olympics
Sindhu also showed amazing performance in Rio Olympics and won a silver medal. By winning bronze in Tokyo, she has become the first Indian athlete to have won two medals in an individual event at the Olympics. It should be noted that this was only Sindhu’s second Olympics. Sindhu made her debut in Rio. Not only this, Sidhu is the second Indian after wrestler Sushil Kumar to win two consecutive Olympic medals. Sushil won a bronze medal in the 2008 Beijing Olympics and a silver medal in the 2012 London Olympics. Sindhu lost to Carolina Marin of Spain in the final at the Rio Olympics. In Tokyo here, Sindhu was defeated by Tai Tzu Ying of Taiwan in the semi-finals.
India’s third medal This
is India’s third medal in the Tokyo Olympics. First of all, weightlifter Mirabai Chanu won silver for India. After this, boxer Lovlina Borgohain secured another medal for India by making it to the semi-finals.
Equal to Sushil Kumar
Earlier, Indian wrestler Sushil Kumar had won two medals. He won the bronze medal at the Beijing (2008) Olympics and the silver medal at the London Olympics (2012).
Prime Minister Narendra Modi tweeted
and congratulated PV Sindhu on the victory of another daughter of India in the Tokyo Olympics.
We are all elated by the stellar performance by @Pvsindhu1. Congratulations to her on winning the Bronze at @Tokyo2020. She is India’s pride and one of our most outstanding Olympians. #Tokyo2020 pic.twitter.com/O8Ay3JWT7q
— Narendra Modi (@narendramodi) August 1, 2021