PV Sindhu won the Silver medal in World Badminton Championship 2017. She lost the historic match against Japan’s Nozomi Okuhara in an epic final, in Glasgow, Scotland. In the longest match of the tournament, Sindhu lost (19-21 22-20 20-22) after battling hard for one hour and 49 minutes.
For India, it still is a historic edition since for the first time country’s shuttler are returning with two medals. Saina Nehwal won a bronze.
Important Takeaways From Above News-
- Prakash Padukone was the first Indian to win a medal in this event when he took a bronze in the men’s singles in 1983.
- Women’s doubles pair of Jwala Gutta and Ashwini Ponnappa bagged another bronze in 2011.
Source- The Indian Express