PV Sindhu was at her best game, as she beat Nozomi Okuhara in the BWF World Championships 2019 Final. The Indian shuttler thrashed her opponents 21-7, 21-7, and social media showered her with praise. Here are some of the best reactions.
Indian shuttler PV Sindhu became the first from her country to win the Gold medal at the BWF World Championships. The 24-year-old beat higher-ranked Nozomi Okuhara in straight games, to comfortable seal the title.
Sindhu started off on the front foot, racing into a seven-point lead. She went into the mid-game break leading eleven points to two and dropped only five more points from then on until the end of game one.
Game two was much of the same as Sindhu kept bringing her A-game against Okuhara. She won the second game by the same scoreline and thus the match, and as a result, the Championship.
PV Sindhu became the first Indian to win the World Championships and social media went berserk! Here are some of the best reactions from this one.
PV Sindhu beats Nozomi Okuhara 21-7, 21-7 in the finals.
— Sir Jadeja fan (@SirJadeja) August 25, 2019
First Indian to win a Gold at BWF World Championship….defeating Okuhara in the finals. And it was a rout. P V Sindhu has made the nation proud. Golden Girl 👧 🇮🇳 While you’re flying, you’re giving wings to many girls like my 6yo daughter. Thank You 🙏
— Aakash Chopra (@cricketaakash) August 25, 2019
Congratulations to Sindhu for making us all proud.. Seen you grow as a Badminton player. Now you have reached the pinnacle & brought laurels to 🇮🇳 India. God bless https://t.co/qMAI9iBwIr Champion!!🏆🥇🏸🏸🏸
— Ratna Prabha (@Ratnaprabha_IAS) August 25, 2019
PV Sindhu creates history by becoming the first-ever Indian to claim gold in BWF World Badminton Championships! India is proud of @Pvsindhu1🇮🇳 My hearty congratulations! Govt will continue to provide best support & facilities to produce champions. #BWFWorldChampionships2019 pic.twitter.com/LxWzQirTXh
— Kiren Rijiju (@KirenRijiju) August 25, 2019
P.V Sindhu's updated CV now reads like this:
Rio Olympics: Silver medal
World Championships: 1 GOLD, 2 Silver & 2 Bronze
World Tour Final: GOLD
Asian Games: Silver medal
CWG: Silver medal
What a player! #GOLDCLASS #BWFWorldChampionships2019 pic.twitter.com/rP9YEagZhV
— India_AllSports (@India_AllSports) August 25, 2019
Congratulations Champion !!
🥇PV Sindhu WINS GOLD! 🥇
— Jai Dutt Sharma (@jai_dutt) August 25, 2019
One of the greatest sportspersons this country has ever produced. Pretty bloody close to being the greatest, if she isn't already. But this isn't about that. This is about trying and trying again. A lesson in perseverance. Here's to you, PV Sindhu! pic.twitter.com/KdulcjvgEK
— Aaditya Narayan (@Aaditya_LFC) August 25, 2019
— Sunil Chhetri (@chetrisunil11) August 25, 2019