Millions of people of the country are waiting for India’s star badminton player PV Sindhu to win a gold medal in Tokyo Olympics.
New Delhi. India’s star badminton player PV Sindhu, who has won silver medal in Rio Olympics to crores of people of the country, is waiting to win the gold medal in Tokyo Olympics by performing better than last time. Born on July 5, 1995 in Hyderabad, Sindhu hopes to bring more medals in Tokyo. Winning sports and medals is nothing new for Sindhu, as her parents are former volleyball players. His father PV Raman won a bronze medal at the 1986 Seoul Asian Games.
‘I made my international debut at the age of 17’
Sindhu made her international debut at the age of 17. The 26-year-old Sindhu has been a part of the Indian national team since 2013. Sindhu has won junior badminton titles such as the All India Ranking Championships, Sub Junior Nationals and won a bronze medal in the Sub Junior Asian Badminton Championships. She won a bronze medal in the women’s singles category at the 2014 Commonwealth Games. Sindhu is one of the medal contenders for India in Tokyo.
Reddy had given assistance of Rs 5 lakh and plot
Recently, Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Y.S. Jagan Mohan Reddy had met Sindhu to convey his best wishes for the Tokyo Olympics and also gave an incentive of Rs 5 lakh. Besides the incentive money, Reddy also handed over documents of a government order allotting two acres of land to Sindhu for setting up a badminton academy in Visakhapatnam.
Sindhu had assured that she would win a medal in the Olympics
Sindhu had said, I want to thank the Andhra and Telangana government. Whenever I needed any help and leave for tournaments. I was given this. They understand and support a player’s needs. There are many youths in all the states, he said. We just need to motivate them and support them and guide them by doing all the exercises. Sindhu, who won a silver medal at the Rio Olympics, is confident that she will win a medal in Tokyo too.