PV Sindhu picks silver, loses to Marin at World championships

Kriti Dwivedi
Aug 05, 2018 15:02 IST
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India's top badminton player PV Sindhu bagged the silver medal in the Badminton World Championship after losing to two Champion Carolina Marin.

The final match

The final between India's PV Sindhu and Spain's Carolina Marin  started off impressively in favour of Sindhu. She was leading by 14-11 in the first game at one stage. Short on the heels of this momentum, Sindhu lost five points on the trot and the match started to shift in favour of Marin. The second game was totally dominated by the Spanish player.

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Marin was quick to grab every opportunity to win her third World Champion title and won by 21-19, 21-10 in the final.

With this she became the first ever player to win three World titles in her career. While PV Sindhu won her second successive silver at the tournament, which was held in China.

Twitter praises Sindhu

After Sindhu won a silver at the championship, congratulatory messages started flowing in for the indian shuttler.

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The 'Lage Raho Munna Bhai' actor tweeted, "It's a Silver Medal for #PVSindhu so let's not go down the "She Crashed out of the tournament" route. Someone played better than her on the day but it's 2 #BWFWorldChampionships finals in a row. She'll get there."

Marin was also praised for her performance and the twiteratti congratulated her on her historic win.

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Kriti Dwivedi is an intern with SheThePeople.Tv

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