P V Sindhu wins Bronze in Tokyo 2020


Shuttler P V Sindhu won a bronze medal in Tokyo Olympics, becoming the first Indian woman to win two Olympic medals. Sindhu won silver at Rio 2016.

  • Sindhu defeated He Bing Jiao of China by 21-13 and 21-15 in the bronze medal match.
  • Chen Yu Fei (China) won the gold, while Tai Tzu-Ying (Taiwan) settled for the silver.
  • Wrestler Sushil Kumar is the first and only other Indian to win two Olympic medals.

Achievements of Sindhu

  • Silver Medal, Rio Olympics 2016
  • Gold Medal, CWG 2018 (Team Event)
  • Silver Medal, CWG 2018
  • Silver Medal, Asian Games 2018
  • World Champion, 2019

Awards

  • Padma Bhushan (2020)
  • Padma Shri (2015)
  • Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna Award (2016)
  • Arjuna Award (2013)