NEW DELHI || Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday has congratulated PV Sindhu on winning Gold at BWF Championship. On a foreign tour, the prime minister tweeted: “The stupendously talented P. V. Sindhu makes India proud again!”
He wrote further “Congratulations to her for winning the Gold at the BWF World Championships. The passion and dedication with which she’s pursued badminton are inspiring. PV Sindhu’s success will inspire generations of players”.
PV Sindhu earlier in the day outclassed third seeded Nozomi Okuhara from Japan 21-7, 21-7 to win a gold medal in the World Championships 2019. By this win, the fifth seeded PV Sindhu bettered her 2017, 2018 appearances in the World Championships final and became the first Indian to win the marquee tournament.
With the historic victory, the Rio Olympics silver medallist Sindhu leads the head-to-head battle against Okuhara 8-7. The 2016 Olympics silver medallist had previously beaten the Japanese in the Indonesia Open 2019.