PV Sindhu terms her BWF World Championship victory as a ‘much-awaited win’ :- Months after becoming the first Indian to win the BWF World Championships, the ace shuttler PV Sindhu on Thursday termed her victory as a ‘much-awaited win.’
PV Sindhu terms her BWF World Championship victory
While talking to the media, Sindhu said, “World Championship is over and that was one of the fantastic wins. I must say a much-awaited win and I am very happy about it. A lot of expectations and responsibilities will be there. I would just take it as a blessing and support from billions of people out here.”
The Indian ace shuttler further added that her next aim is to get gold in the Tokyo 2020 Olympics. She said, “I hope and I wish that I will give my best and get the gold in Olympics next year.”
Sindhu said that all her focus now remains on clinching the top honours at next year’s Tokyo Olympic Games. She said, “Right now, my focus is on the 2020 Olympic Games and my main aim is to work hard and give my best in Tokyo. My ultimate aim is to get gold. I know it’s not going to be easy and I need to work hard.”
PV Sindhu vs Nozomi Okuhara BFW
Sindhu had missed out on the gold medal as she lost to Spain’s Carolina Marin in the summit clash in the 2016 Olympics. However, now the 24-year-old is committed to improve her performance at the prestigious quadrennial event and turn the silver she won in Rio into gold.
Sindhu made these statements on the sidelines of an event where she felicitated the sports achievers of Velammal Nexus school.
Earlier on August 25, Sindhu became the first Indian to win a World Championships gold medal by defeating Japan’s Nozomi Okuhara 21-7, 21-7 in the finals of the tournament held in Switzerland’s Basel.
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However, her form dipped a bit as she made early exits from the China Open and Korea Open to slip to the sixth spot in the latest rankings. Sindhu will now look to bounce back at the French Open World Tour Super 750 tournament starting in Paris on October 22.