PV Sindhu becomes first Indian to win BWF World Championships

PV Sindhu becomes first Indian to win BWF World Championships
PV Sindhu becomes first Indian to win BWF World Championships

Indian shuttler PV Sindhu won the BWF World Championships title by defeating Japan’s Nozomi Okuhara in straight games by 21-7, 21-7 at Basel [Switzerland] on Sunday.

By winning the title, Sindhu has become the first Indian to clinch a gold medal at the World Championships. Sindhu got off to a flying start and dominated Okuhara throughout in the first game. At one point, the points were 16-2 and Sindhu did not lose the momentum as she registered a 21-7 victory in the first game.

The second game also started on a similar note with Sindhu taking a massive lead and then winning the second game by 21-7.

The 24-year-old had entered in the final of the competition by defeating China’s Chen Yu Fei 21-7, 21-14 on Saturday. (ANI)