Well Done! PV Sindhu prouds India with a silver medal at Rio Olympics 2016
Rio de Janerio : PV Sindhu has done it. She has become a silver medallist in women singles badminton championship at Rio Olympics 2016. Sindhu had her final face-off with world No. 1 Carolina Marin from Spain, also the gold champion for current Rio Olympics.
# PV Sindhu clinched silver medal after she faced defeat from Spain's Carolina Marin in women singles badminton final in Rio Olympics 2016.
# The 21-year-old Indian crumbled under the relentless pressure created by Marin to lose 21-19, 12-21, 15-21 in a pulsating final that lasted for an hour and 23 minutes at the Riocentre.
# After this, she has become fifth Indian women to grab an Olympic medal. Also fourth to have a silver Olympic medal.
# Other than Sindhu shooters Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore (2004, Athens) and Vijay Kumar (2012, London) and wrestler Sushil Kumar (2012, London) have silver Olympics medal.
# Weightlifter Karnam Malleshwari (2000, Sydney), boxer MC Mary Kom (2012, London), shuttler Saina Nehwal (2012, London) and wrestler Sakshi Malik (Rio, 2016) are the other women players from India to have won a medal in Olympics.