It has been wonderful Day for India Rio 2016. First it was wrestler Sakshi Malik who bagged the Bronze in 58 kg freestyle for women and then star shuttler India’s P.V. Sindhu outclassed Nozomi Okuhara of Japan to enter the final of the women’s singles event of badminton competitions at the Olympic Games , registering a 21-19, 21-10 triumph in the semi-finals.
She becomes the first ever Indian Badminton player to reach the Olympic final. She has on the way bettered the previous effort of Bronze by Saina Nehwal at London 2012. Sindhu the way she is playing at the moment is now assured of a silver medal.
Sindhu now takes on World Number one Spaniard Carolina Marin who beat an injured Chinese Li Xuerui 21-14, 21-16 in the other semi- final . Given the aggression Sindhu displayed in the semis, who knows a Gold Medal could be well round the corner as well. And watching her script history from the sidelines was her coach former Indian ace himself Pullela Gopichand