PV Sindhu bags historic silver medal at Rio Olympics

Aug 20, 2016, 15:10 PM IST
Spain's Carolina Marin, foreground, plays India's V. Sindhu Pusarla
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Spain's Carolina Marin, foreground, plays India's V. Sindhu Pusarla during the women's badminton singles gold medal match at the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

India's V. Sindhu Pusarla returns a shot
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India's V. Sindhu Pusarla returns a shot to Spain's Carolina Marin during the women's badminton singles gold medal match at the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

V. Sindhu Pusarla returns a shot
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India's V. Sindhu Pusarla returns a shot to Spain's Carolina Marin during the women's badminton singles gold medal match at the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

India's V. Sindhu Pusarla returns a shot
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India's V. Sindhu Pusarla returns a shot to Spain's Carolina Marin during the women's badminton singles gold medal match at the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

India's V. Sindhu Pusarla returns a shot
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India's V. Sindhu Pusarla returns a shot to Spain's Carolina Marin during the women's badminton singles gold medal match at the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

India's V. Sindhu Pusarla returns a shot to Carolina Marin
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India's V. Sindhu Pusarla returns a shot to Spain's Carolina Marin during the women's badminton singles gold medal match at the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

India's V. Sindhu Pusarla returns a shot
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India's V. Sindhu Pusarla returns a shot to Spain's Carolina Marin during the women's badminton singles gold medal match at the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

Spain's Carolina Marin, top, lies on the court
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Spain's Carolina Marin, top, lies on the court after defeating India's V. Sindhu Pusarla, bottom, to win the women's badminton singles gold medal match at the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

India's V. Sindhu Pusarla sits on the court
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India's V. Sindhu Pusarla sits on the court after losing to Spain's Carolina Marin in the women's badminton singles gold medal match at the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

Carolina Marin, V. Sindhu Pusarla, Nozomi Okuhara
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Spain's Carolina Marin, center, holds her gold medal as India's V. Sindhu Pusarla, left, holds her silver medal and Japan's Nozomi Okuhara, right, holds her bronze medal during the medal ceremony for the women's badminton singles gold medal match at the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

India's V. Sindhu Pusarla wears her silver medal
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India's V. Sindhu Pusarla wears her silver medal during the medal ceremony for women's badminton singles at the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.