Pusarla Venkata Sindhu is the first Indian woman to reach Olympic Women’s Singles Badminton Finals after beating Nozomi Okuhara of Japan in two straight games, creating history and making India proud.
The tough first game was pumped up and lead by Sindhu with a neck to neck score 21-19 and the second game was won by Sindhu by her brilliant back to back smashes and forehands with a score of 21-10.
Sindhu had ventured into the semi-finals by defeating world number two Wang Yihan of China in the badminton women’s singles quarter-finals. Being second Indian Woman to enter Semi-finals after Sania Nehwal in 2012.
This 21- year old Indian shuttler is now only a win away from the Gold medal. After many smashes, backhands, forehands and playing until the last moment, she assured India a Silver medal at Rio Olympics 2016.
The Final Women’s Singles is scheduled on Friday, 19th August 2016 at 7:30 PM. The whole nation will pray for her victory!
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