Indian Commuter PV Sindhu made history on Sunday by winning the bronze medal match against China Hy Bingjiao at the Tokyo 2020 Olympics. She won the match 21-13, 21-15 to become the first Indian woman to win two individual Olympic medals.
Sindhu is also only the fourth single player for women to have won rugby medals during the Olympics.
‘Isaayi Muslim Sikh Hindu, Sabko joins #PVSindhu. First Indian woman to win two Olympic medals. Congratulations on the #Bronze, ” tweeted former Indian cricketer Virender Sehwag.
– Virender Sehwag (@virendersehwag) 1 August 2021
Opener from India Wasim Jaffer Sindhu also congratulated her on her dominant performance in Sunday’s match.
“SUPER SINDHU !! Another medal for India. Congratulations @ Pvsindhu1. What a dominant action. #TeamIndia #Olympics # Tokyo2020, ” Jaffer made a caption of his Twitter post.
– Wasim Jaffer (@ WasimJaffer14) 1 August 2021
Here’s how others reacted:
– Surya Kumar Yadav (@ surya_14kumar) 1 August 2021
Medals in successive Olympic Games.#PVSindhu , you made the country proud.
Fantastic achievement to become the first Indian woman and only the second Indian athlete to win two individual medals. So grateful for the joy you have given us all. pic.twitter.com/1H7wsk54ID
VVS Laxman (@ VVSLaxman281) 1 August 2021
– Harbhajan Turbanator (@harbhajan_singh) 1 August 2021
– Gautam Gambhir (@GautamGambhir) 1 August 2021
Bend @pvsindhu. 🙌🏻
To win back to back #Olympic Games Medals are no small feat
– DK (inDineshKarthik) 1 August 2021
– Venkatesh Prasad (@venkateshprasad) 1 August 2021
– Yusuf Pathan (@iamyusufpathan) 1 August 2021
– BCCI (@BCCI) 1 August 2021
Wriddhiman Saha @Wriddhipops 1 August 2021
– hardik pandya (@ hardikpandya7) 1 August 2021
𝐇𝐀𝐒 𝐃𝐎𝐍𝐄 𝐈𝐓! 🥉
Second medal for India at #Tokio 2020, second medal for PV Sindhu as an Olympic player 🤩
– Mumbai Indians (@mipaltan) 1 August 2021
– Chennai Super Kings – Mask P Whdu Whistle P🥳du! (@ChennaiIPL) 1 August 2021
Sensational #Sindhu!! 👏👏
2 Olympic Games, 2 medals !! You made the country proud.
Congratulations to @ pvsindhu1 for this massive victory! 🇮🇳
– Ishant Sharma (@ImIshant) 1 August 2021
– Rajasthan Royals (@rajasthanroyals) 1 August 2021
First Indian woman to win 2 individuals #Olympics medals 🥈🥉
– Delhi Capitals (Stay at home. Wear double masks😷) (@DelhiCapitals) 1 August 2021
– RP Singh Rudra Pratap Singh (@rpsingh) 1 August 2021
Congratulations @ pvsindhu1. Proud of your achievement. 👏👏
– Anil Kumble (@ anilkumble1074) 1 August 2021
BRONZE IS THIS !!! 🥉
Bend, #PVSindhu 🙇♀
– Punjab Kings (@PunjabKingsIPL) 1 August 2021
– Shikha Pandey (@shikhashauny) 1 August 2021
The 26-year-old silver medalist from the Rio Games’ hopes of securing India’s first Olympic gold in badminton collapsed when she lost in the semi-finals of the women’s singles in Taiwan’s singles on Saturday.
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