“It still seems surreal”: PV Sindhu post on Tokyo Olympics bronze anniversary

Olympic medalist PV Sindhu took a trip down memory lane and shared a photo of her bronze medal, to mark the first anniversary of her triumph at the Tokyo Olympics. After facing a semi-final loss against Chinese Taipei’s Tai Tzu-Ying, Sindhu defeated China’s He Bingjiao 21-13, 21-15 in the bronze medal match at last year’s Games. “A year since I was on the Olympic podium representing a billion dreams. It still feels surreal. Nothing beats the feeling. #tokyoolympics #1yeartotokio2020,” Sindhu wrote on her Instagram account.

Celebrating one year since Sindhu claimed the bronze medal, Olympic Khel also took to Twitter to post a video of the moment he won the transporter medal.

“Chilling moment #OnThisDay PV Sindhu made history by becoming the first woman to win Olympic medals!

Earlier in July this year, Sindhu had won the Singapore Open title after defeating Chinese transporter Wang Zhi Yi in the final match, which lasted 58 minutes.

The Indian transporter is currently competing at the 2022 Commonwealth Games in Birmingham. The mixed unit of the Indian badminton team, made up of Sindhu, Srikanth Kidambi, Lakshay Sen and Chirag Shetty and Satwik Sairaj Rankireddy, secured at least the silver medal on Monday after reaching the final with a 3-0 victory over Singapore. in the semifinals.


Doubles duo Chirag and Satwik started the rout, with Sindhu making it 2-0 before Lakshay Sen switched world champion Loh Kean Yew in back-to-back games.

Sindhu, along with men’s hockey team captain Manpreet Singh, also led the Indian contingent as flag bearer at the opening ceremony of the 2022 Commonwealth Games held at Birmingham’s Alexander Stadium on July 28.

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