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PV Sindhu Makes History By Entering Finals Of Women’s Badminton Singles

Published on 18 August, 2016 at 10:36 pm By

Indian badminton player PV Sindhu made history by entering the final of the women’s singles event in Olympics after defeating Japan’s Nozomi Okuhara.

She beated Okuhara by 21-19, 21-10 in the semi-final. Her final showdown will be with World No.1 Carolina Marin. Soon after victory, Sindhu told NDTV: “My target is gold and I promise to play my heart out against Carolina Marin.”


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India's Sindhu Pusarla plays Japan's Nozomi Okuhara during a women's singles semifinal match at the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro AP

India’s Sindhu Pusarla plays Japan’s Nozomi Okuhara during a women’s singles semifinal match at the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro.
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This will be the first time India will ever contest in an Olympics Badminton final.



Earlier, Saina Nehwal had won a bronze in the London Olympics four years back.


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