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.
.@Pvsindhu1 @NSaina gave us several moments of joy and it's because of their dedication, the 🇮🇳 flag soars high today at the #AsianGames2018 Congratulations girls, the nation is proud of you! 💪🏸🥈🥉#IndiaontheRise #PVSindhu #SainaNehwal pic.twitter.com/3PDpTiA8W8— BAI Media (@BAI_Media) August 28, 2018
Historic silver! 🥈💪@PV Sindhu played with a Lionheart, but succumbed to an unfortunate loss in the summit clash against top seed Tai Tzu; becomes the first 🇮🇳to win silver at #AsianGames, making another precious addition to her credulous medal tally. #IndiaontheRise pic.twitter.com/pnXP15UrAN— BAI Media (@BAI_Media) August 28, 2018
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.