PV Sindhu Scripted History
PV Sindhu scripted history as she became the first Indian to win the gold medal at BWF World Championships 2019. She won against gold medalist of 2017 Nozomi Okuhara of Japan. The event was taking place at St. Jakobshalle in Basel, Switzerland.
PV Sindhu’s Final Victory
Sindhu completely crashed her opponent with a plan to attack both flanks. Firstly, she didn’t allow Nozomi to play her signature toss and drop game. Secondly, she even didn’t allow her to unleash her flicks from the forecourt. In addition, Sindhu repeatedly kept on attacking Nozomi’s backhand.
In just 37 minutes, Sindhu made history by defeating her by 21-7, 21-7. She dominated the game from the word go. She used her height to push Nozomi back and forth throughout the match. Leaving her with little or no answer of what’s happening around.
PV Sindhu achieving all three medals at World Championships.
Firstly, in 2013 and 2014 she secured the Bronze medal.
Secondly, in 2017 and 2018 she secured the Silver medal.
And as a result, in 2019 she finally secured the GOLD medal.
Sindhu The World No.5 is now the joint – most successful women’s singles shutter at the world meet, by winning 5 medals in just 6 appearances.
In addition, she also became 4th single player ever to have a full set of World Championship Medals.
“She was trained really tough. This time we thought she will get a better result. We are very happy. We are waiting for that gold medal. This is the third time she was playing in the final”her father’s comment.
PV Sindhu’s dominating performances in World Championships 2019.
Her first match was against Taiwanese badminton player Pai Yu Po. She match lasted for 33 minutes and she won by 21-14, 21-15
Her second victory was against American professional badminton player Beiwen Zhang. The game lasted 42 minutes as a result score was 21- 14 and 21- 6.
During her quarterfinals, she was in danger when she was facing Tai Tzu Ying a Taiwanese player. Tai took the round by 21-12. However, Sindhu fought back. She told the world she is not heading home without the gold medal hanging around the neck. She came back from behind to win the match in three games. The game lasted for 1 hour and 11 minutes. The score chart was 12-21, 23-21, 21-19.
She conquered her biggest threat. Chinese player in Semifinal name Chen Yufei. The game lasted for 40 minutes. The score chart was 21-7, 21-14.
And for the Finals, we all know how history is made.
After winning she said,” I want to thank the crowd for supporting me every time. I won for my country and I’m very proud to be an Indian. A big thanks to my couch Miss Kim and Gopi sir and the entire support staff. I also want to dedicate this to my parents and especially my Mom, it’s her birthday today. So, Happy Birthday Mom”