Indian badminton player won women’s singles bronze at the Tokyo Olympics 2020. PV Sindhu defeated He Bing Jiao of China. The clear win was dominated for 21-13, 21-15 by the player. Sindhu was beaten nine times so far in the last 15 meetings with the opponent. The game showed Sindhu’s determination and aggression to outplay Bing Jiao.
Sindhu becomes the country’s first-ever woman to win two Olympic medals in successive Olympic Games. Wrestler Sushil Kumar is the only player from the country to win two Olympic medals in successive years. PV Sindhu won many medals from each of the big-ticket events like Commonwealth and Asian Games and the BWF World Tour Finals in the previous five-year span. She is also the only fourth player to win two consecutive medals in women’s badminton single’s across Olympic History.
She said she feels extremely happy because has worked very hard for many years but at the same time, she has mixed emotions to be happy or sad for losing the opportunity to play in the final. Her defeat also shook the country with the disappointment of losing the semi-final to Chinese Taipei’s Tai Tzu Ying on Saturday.