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 became first Indian to win a silver medal at Asian Games. She 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
Indian shuttler PV Sindhu has given a tough fight to her opponent and become first Indian to secure a silver medal at Asian Games. She faces Chinese Taipei’s World No. 1 Tai Tzu Ying who holds a strong 9-4 record over the Indian.
Asian Games 2018: @Pvsindhu1 wins a historic silver medal in women's singles #badminton. She gets sliver after losing to Chinese Taipei's Tai Tzu Ying 13-21, 16-21 in Women's Singles Badminton final. #AsianGames2018 #AsianGames pic.twitter.com/yNHJLtN6bk— Doordarshan Sports (@ddsportschannel) August 28, 2018
PV Sindhu seals the match point and wins 21-17, 15-21, 21-10 to win the semifinal against Akane Yamaguchi.
The first game goes in favour of Tai Tzu 21-13. Work to do for @Pvsindhu1 as @pullelagopicha1 feeds her with precious advice.— BAI Media (@BAI_Media) August 28, 2018
Come on girl, let's get this! #IndiaontheRise #AsianGames2018 #PVSindu pic.twitter.com/WegJW7mva0
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.