Asiad-2018 : Sindhu’s finals jinx continues, wins historic silver

Goes down fighting with first ranked Tai Tzu Ying of Chinese Taipei


PV Sindhu has gone where no Indian badminton player has ever been before. She might have gone down fighting to Chinese Taipei’s Tai Tzu Ying, who is ranked Number 1 in the World in straight games 13-21, 16-21, but the 23 year-old has won a historic Asian Games singles silver medal for India.

It’s the first time ever that India has won a medal other than bronze in badminton at the Asian Games. Sindhu though will know that she has to work hard on breaking her finals jinx.

Here’s a look at Sindhu’s medals record so far:

2018 Asian Games, Jakarta: Silver (Women’s singles)

2016 Olympics, Rio de Janeiro: Silver (Women’s singles)

2018 World Championships, Nanjing: Silver (Women’s singles)

2017 World Championships, Glasgow: Silver (Women’s singles)

2014 World Championships, Copenhagen: Bronze (Women’s singles)

2013 World Championships, Guangzhou: Bronze (Women’s singles)

2014 Asian Games, Incheon: Bronze (Women’s Team)

2018 Commonwealth Games, Gold Coast: Silver (Women’s singles)

2018 Commonwealth Games, Gold Coast: Gold (Mixed Team)

2014 Asian Championships, Gimcheon: Bronze (Women’s singles)

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