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Asian Games 2018, Badminton Final: PV Sindhu created the history after the losing gold in women's singles

Speed News Desk | Updated on: 28 August 2018, 13:31 IST

After disappointments over the past few competitions, Indian shuttler PV Sindhu lose the gold in women’s singles badminton at the Asian Games at Jakarta.

Indian shuttler PV Sindhu faces Chinese Taipei’s World No. 1 Tai Tzu Ying who holds a strong 9-4 record over the Indian. Chinese Tai Tzu Ying wins 21-13, 21-17 to win her first big gold medal and becomes first gold medallist from Chinese Taipei in women's singles

However, Indian shuttler PV Sindhu has given a tough fight to her opponent and become first Indian to secure a silver medal in the women singles at Asian Games. She faces Chinese Taipei’s World No. 1 Tai Tzu Ying who holds a strong 9-4 record over the Indian.

Both the Indian shuttler PV Sindhu and Saina Nehwal secures medal for India. PV Sindhu beats Thailand's Jindapol Nitchaon 21-11, 16-21, 21-14 to reach semifinals. Saina Nehwal beats Ratchanok Intanon 21-18, 21-16 in the quarterfinal to reach semifinals and became the first Indian woman to win a badminton singles medal.

However, Syed Modi was the only Indian to win a medal at the Asian Games when he clinched the men's singles bronze during the 1982 edition.

Also Read: Asian Games 2018, Badminton Final: PV Sindhu lose the gold medal in the finals against Tai Tzu Ying

First published: 28 August 2018, 13:29 IST
 
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