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Tokyo Olympics 2020: PV Sindhu wins bronze, becomes first Indian woman to win two medals at Games

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Tokyo Olympics 2020: PV Sindhu wins bronze, becomes first Indian woman to win two medals at Games
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PV Sindhu on Sunday became the first Indian woman to win two Olympic medals. Sindhu defeated China's He Bing Jiao in the bronze medal match of the ongoing Tokyo Olympics at the Musashino Forest Plaza Court 1.
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PV Sindhu defeated He Bing Jiao 21-13, 21-15 in the bronze medal match that lasted for 52 minutes. Sindhu had earlier returned with a silver medal at the Rio Olympics 2016.
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Also Read | Tokyo Olympics 2020: Punjab’s Kamalpreet Kaur creates history, reaches final Tokyo Olympics, Badminton Bronze Medal Match, Highlights: PV Sindhu Beats  He Bing Jiao To Win Historic Bronze At Tokyo Olympics | Olympics News The 26-year-old Sindhu is now just the second Indian athlete to win two individual Olympic medals. Wrestler Sushil Kumar also has two medals as he returned with a bronze medal at the Beijing Olympics 2008 and a silver at the London Olympics 2012. Also Read |
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Tokyo Olympics 2020: Boxer Pooja Rani bows out after losing to Li Qian in quarters Tokyo Olympics, Badminton Day 2, July 25 - PV Sindhu vs Ksenia Polikarpova  - Preview, schedule, LIVE streaming, In the match between Sindhu and Bing Jiao, the former was dominant in the first game and she did not give her opponent any chance, winning it 21-13. Continuing from where she left off, Sindhu did not relent, and in the end, she wrapped up the match in straight games. Tokyo Olympics: PV Sindhu 'happy' with win but looking to rest and prepare  for next match - Sports News Sindhu missed out on a chance to win gold or silver as she lost her semifinal match on Saturday against Chinese Taipei's Tai Tzu-Ying. Tzu-Ying defeated Sindhu 21-18, 21-12 in the semifinals. On Friday, Sindhu had stormed into the semi-finals of the women's singles event after defeating Japan's Akane Yamaguchi in the quarter-finals. -PTC News-
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