PV Sindhu, misses Gold after a brilliant show against World Number 1 Carolina Marin 21-19, 12-21, 15-21. In the first game of the match, the dominance of Sindhu was visible, but the Marin was back with a bang and defeated her. Sindhu has though managed to get a Silver medal.
It was not a piece of a cake for Marin, the world number 1, as Sindhu showed her skills and gave a tough fight. Sindhu managed to win the first game by 21-19, and therefore people were stunned by her performance.
Marin, after losing the first game, gave a lot of enforced error in the match but still managed to win the Gold. Marin late won two games by 21-12 and 21-15.
It is the best performance, this year by an India athlete in the Olympics. Previous best is Sakshi Malik, who managed to win Bronze in women’s wrestling.