Sindhu creates history
Basel: Queen of the Telugu states PV Sindhu became the first Indian to win the BWF World Championships, crushing Japan's Nozomi Okuhara 21-7, 21-7 in just 38 minutes in a one-sided final on Sunday.
With the win, Sindhu now has a full set of medals at World Championships - two bronze medals, two silver medals and a gold medal. "I won for my country and I am very proud to be an Indian.
A big thanks to my coach Miss Kim and Gopi sir and the entire support staff," she said.
Sindhu makes India proud again: Modi
New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday congratulated ace shuttler P.V. Sindhu after she became the first Indian to win the BWF World Championships in Basel, Switzerland, on Sunday.
Modi said in a tweet that the "stupendously talented" Sindhu's success will "inspire generations of players." "The stupendously talented @Pvsindhu1 makes India proud again! Congratulations to her.