This is for the 2nd time in less than 24 hours that India was assured with the Olympic medal. Previously on Thursday, the wrestler Sakshi Malik of India has ended the 2 weeks of disappointment, frustration and hurt for the country at the Rio Olympic Games i.e., when she has become the first Indian Women wrestler to bag the Olympic medal at Rio and she is the only 4th female athlete from the nation to send the country to stand on the top of the podium at the pinnacle of the international sports. You can also check Summer Olympics Closing Ceremony details here.
PV Sindhu to Compete with World’s No 1 Carolina Marin at Rio de Janeiro Olympics
Next to her, at 21:21 IST at the Brazil’s Riocentro, PV Sindhu has guaranteed that she will become the 5th after beating out the world’s 6th ranked Japan’s Nozomi Okuhara in the straight sets 21-19, 21-10 in a span of 51 minutes in the semifinal women’s badminton singles at the 2016 Olympics. Now, Sindhu will be playing with the World’s No 1 Carolina Marin in the final match that will take place on Friday at 18:55 IST. Sindhu was the last of the shutters at the Rio Games who has dominated in the 1st game with her awesome playing. Let us wait for the finals and hope she reaches her goal and wins the medal for the nation.