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Asian Games 2018: Shuttler PV Sindhu settles for silver in Women's Singles

Sindhu on Monday scripted history as she became the first Indian to cement her spot in the final of the Women's Singles Event at the Asian Games.

NMF News Bureau | Updated: 28 Aug 2018, 16:21:06
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Jakarta: Shuttler PV Sindhu today settled for silver medal after losing the women's singles title clash to World No. 1 Tai Tzu Yingin Women's Singles Event at the Asian Games. PV Sindhu after her win said, "There were matches where I was about to lose but I fought back and won. I shouldn't be sad for not winning the gold as the overall competition was fantastic. It was a proud moment for the country having two Indians on the podium."

Sindhu on Monday scripted history as she became the first Indian to cement her spot in the final of the Women's Singles Event at the Asian Games.

In a hard fought battle, the 23-year-old defeated her Japanese opponent, Akane Yamaguchi 21-17, 15-21, 21-10 in the semi-final clash, which lasted one hour six minutes.

Meanwhile, Saina Nehwal on Monday bagged a bronze medal in Badminton Women's Singles as she lost to Chinese Taipei player Tai Tzu Ying in the semi-final of the event.

As of now, India's total medal tally at the prestigious tournament now stands at 41--eight gold, thirteen silver and twenty bronze.
 


First Published: 28 Aug 2018, 13:54:57

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