PV Sindhu creates history by defeating Japan’s Nozomi Okuhara in World Badminton Championship. She claimed the gold and becomes India’s First Badminton player to achieve it.
Sindhu defeated Nozomi by 21-7, 21-7 and created a history to be remembered a cherished.
The 24-year old dedicated her victory and medal to her mother as it was her birthday. She said-
I dedicate this medal to my mother. It’s her birthday today.
She also thanked and dedicated her medal to her coach Pullela Gopichand and her support staff.
In Hyderabad, her family celebrated her winning.
— ANI (@ANI) August 25, 2019
Kiren Rijiju, Minister of State of the Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports, also congratulated her by tweeting:
PV Sindhu creates history by becoming the first-ever Indian to claim gold in BWF World Badminton Championships! India is proud of @Pvsindhu1🇮🇳 My hearty congratulations! Govt will continue to provide best support & facilities to produce champions. #BWFWorldChampionships2019 pic.twitter.com/LxWzQirTXh
— Kiren Rijiju (@KirenRijiju) August 25, 2019
The match was one-sided and lasted 38 minutes.
Twitter Was Flooded With Congratulatory Tweets:
The stupendously talented @Pvsindhu1 makes India proud again!
Congratulations to her for winning the Gold at the BWF World Championships. The passion and dedication with which she’s pursued badminton is inspiring.
PV Sindhu’s success will inspire generations of players.
— Narendra Modi (@narendramodi) August 25, 2019
Hearty congratulations to PV Sindhu for creating history & becoming the first Indian to clinch Badminton World Championships gold by defeating Japan’s Nozomi Okuhara #BWFWorldChampionships 2019 finals. The entire nation is proud of your stupendous achievement @Pvsindhu1#PVSindhu pic.twitter.com/SaLOV790oh
— VicePresidentOfIndia (@VPSecretariat) August 25, 2019
Historical achievement by an exceptional player!
Congratulations to PV Sindhu for winning the first-ever gold medal for India in BWF World Badminton Championships.
Her historic win will inspire many young girls to actively participate in sports. @Pvsindhu1
— Rajnath Singh (@rajnathsingh) August 25, 2019
— Satwik SaiRaj Rankireddy (@satwiksairaj) August 25, 2019
HISTORY! @Pvsindhu1 world badminton champion.. arguably one of the greatest moments in individual sport for India.. just wow! Many many congrats.. proud moment for all Indian sports fans..
— Rajdeep Sardesai (@sardesairajdeep) August 25, 2019
— Himanta Biswa Sarma (@himantabiswa) August 25, 2019
— Manushi Chhillar (@ManushiChhillar) August 25, 2019
India is proud of her.