I Didn’t Lose Gold, I Won Silver, Says PV Sindhu

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PV Sindhu may have missed the gold at the BWF World Championships, but clinching the second consecutive silver was no easy task either. On Wednesday, the Olympic silver medallist shut critics’ mouths by sharing her happiness on winning the silver.

Silver sparkles

She took to Instagram to share the happiness of winning the medal with the caption, “Never give up, never give in, and when the upper hand is ours, may we have the ability to handle the win with the dignity that we absorbed the loss” – Dough Williams. It brings me immense amount of pleasure to bring back the silver consecutively 2nd year in the BWF world championships. I didn’t lose the gold, I won the silver and I can proudly say my silver sparkles.”

“I didn’t lose the gold, I won the silver and I can proudly say my silver sparkles.”


She further promised fans that a gold will come soon. “It was indeed a wonderfull week in Nanjing, in spite of losing in the finals I had some great matches. I have been really happy about my consistent performance over the rankings. I believe that patience and persistence make unbeatable combination for success, hence have complete faith that my gold shall come soon!! It’s amazing how I have received so much love and support from people all around the world, and that keeps me going!”

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Thanking her team, she further said, “And finally I want to thank my amazing team, who have stood by me like a pillar throughout the tournament and also thanks to all my sponsors whose been supporting me and a special thanks to my Physio who has always been waiting to treat me and take care of me when ever I want to and always being there for me. And finally thanks to all my coaches who helped me in and out and also been so kind always.”

In support of the ace player, tennis star Rohan Bopanna tweeted:

Prakash Padukone also came to her support and praised the shuttler.

This year, Sindhu has successfully made it to the Forbes List Of 30 Under 30 Asia 2018. She is enlisted among a total of four Indians included in the list’s ‘Entertainment & Sports’ category.

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