First Indian woman to win 2 Olympic medals

PV Sindhu, the 26-year-old badminton star has become the first Indian woman to win 2 Olympic medals. Sindhu defeated He Bingjiao of China 21-13, 21-15 in the women’s singles bronze medal match at the Tokyo Olympics on 1st August, scripting history. Sindhu is also only the 4th athlete to win multiple medals in the women’s singles badminton category Sindhu has now won a grand total of seven medals at the World Championships and Olympics, which is the joint-most for a woman’s singles player, tied with China’s Zhang Ning. Other than her two Olympic medals, she has one gold, two silvers and two bronzes at the Worlds.