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From a BMW to cash prizes, it is raining gifts for PV Sindhu

Speed News Desk | Updated on: 10 February 2017, 1:47 IST

The entire country is celebrating PV Sindhu's historic feat of clinching a silver medal in the 2016 Rio Olympics.

Sindhu, who pushed the world number number one badminton player Carolina Marin to the third set before crashing out, is being widely appreciated for her tremendous efforts.

The star player is now being showered with much-deserved accolades. Here is a list:

- The Badminton Association of India (BAI) announced a cash prize of Rs 50 lakh for Sindhu.

- The Hyderabadi girl will receive a reward of Rs 1 crore from the Telangana government.

- To celebrate PV Sindhu's victory, Pizza Hut is offering a free Pan Pizza on Saturday to anyone who shares the star player's name.

- The Delhi government has announced a cash prize of Rs 2 crore to Sindhu.

- The Madhya Pradesh government also announced a reward of Rs 50 lakh for the Olympic silver medallist.

- President of Hyderabad District Badminton Association V Chamundeshwarnath will gift a BMW to the sensational player.

- The All India Football Federation also announced an award of Rs 5 lakh.

- A Vijayawada-based top jewellery showroom chain is set to sign up Sindhu as its brand ambassador.

First published: 20 August 2016, 5:10 IST