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first_imgPV Sindhu has added another feather to her cap after becoming the first Indian to win a World Championships gold medal on Sunday in Basel. Sindhu, who had reached her third straight final at the World Championsihps, needed only 38 minutes to outclass former champion Nozomi Okuhara of Japan 21-7, 21-7 in a one-sided final.Sindhu gave her mother P Vijaya the best birthday present after winning gold medal. Sindhu dedicated the historic gold medal to her mother on the latter’s birthday.From PM Modi to Saina Nehwal, people have extended their congratulatory messages to their favorite shutter.PM Modi wrote on his Twitter, “The stupendously talented @Pvsindhu1 makes India proud again! Congratulations to her for winning the Gold at the BWF World Championships. The passion and dedication with which she’s pursued badminton is inspiring. PV Sindhu’s success will inspire generations of players.”While Minister of Youth Affairs and Sports, Kiren Rijiju wrote, “@Pvsindhu1 creates #history by becoming 1st Indian ever to win at the World #Badminton C’ships. She beat Japan’s @nozomi_o11 21-7, 21-7 in the women’s singles final, held today. @KirenRijiju congratulates the World Champion for bringing glory to India.”Speaking after the historic win, Sindhu said the win means a lot to her.”Last time, I lost in the final. before that, I lost in the final as well. So it was a very important win for me. I am really very happy. I want to thank the crowd. It means a lot. Every match they were there for me,” Sindhu said.advertisementShe added: “I have won for my country. I am proud about it, being an India.”Social media went berserk as congratulatory messages poured in for the world champion.Congratulations to @Pvsindhu1 for the first ever world championships gold medal from IndiaSaina Nehwal (@NSaina) August 25, 2019The stupendously talented @Pvsindhu1 makes India proud again!Congratulations to her for winning the Gold at the BWF World Championships. The passion and dedication with which she’s pursued badminton is inspiring.PV Sindhu’s success will inspire generations of players.Narendra Modi (@narendramodi) August 25, 2019. @Pvsindhu1 creates #history by becoming 1st Indian ever to win at the World #Badminton C’ships.She beat Japan’s @nozomi_o11 21-7, 21-7 in the women’s singles final, held today. @KirenRijiju congratulates the World Champion for bringing glory to India.Kiren Rijiju Office (@RijijuOffice) August 25, 2019Wow two medals in world championship assured!! Well done and keep going!! @Pvsindhu1 @saiprneeth92A first for men’s singles after Prakash sir!! Amazing!!!Gutta Jwala (@Guttajwala) August 23, 2019Incredible!Congratulations @Pvsindhu1 on winning the #BadmintonWorldChampionships by beating Nazomi Okuhara of Japan in a stunning game.This is a historic moment for all of us. I am thrilled with joy. India is proud.#PVSindhu pic.twitter.com/g9CpCgO58IHimanta Biswa Sarma (@himantabiswa) August 25, 2019That was nothing short of a masterclass from @Pvsindhu1. Congratulations, World Champion! #BWFWorldChampionships2019Sunil Chhetri (@chetrisunil11) August 25, 2019Sindhu took a sweet revenge over Okuhara who had beaten her in the 2017 final that lasted 110 minutes.She finished with her fifth medal at the World Championships, World No. 19 Sai Praneeth became only the second Indian men’s singles shuttler after Prakash Padukone in 1983 to win a medal at the world meet.Also Read | PV Sindhu dedicates World Championships gold medal to mother on her birthdayAlso see:last_img

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