Indian Badminton star PV Sindhu got defeated by Spain's Carolina Marin in the final of Women's Single at Rio Olympics 2016. The Hyderabadi missed an opportunity to be the first India woman to win Gold in the individual category. Yet, She won the hearts of all the Indians with a spirited fight till the very end.
Rio Olympics Women's Singles Final - PV Sindhu Vs Carolina Marin: 21-19, 12-21, 15-21
PM Narendra Modi: 'Congrats for the Silver @Pvsindhu1. Very well fought. Your accomplishment at #Rio2016 is historic & will be remembered for years'.
AP CM Chandrababu Naidu: 'Extremely happy & proud to celebrate @Pvsindhu1's performance as she becomes India's first ever woman to win a Silver at the #Olympics. Coach Gopichand & @Pvsindhu1's story reflects how our investment in Sports will nurture great talent & bring out the best in our kids'.
Telangana IT Minister KTR: 'Thanks @Pvsindhu1 & Gopi for making all of us proud. Amazing display of skills & grit. A grand welcome awaits you in Hyderabad. It ain't a loss @Pvsindhu1 when you've just won a billion hearts & possibly created a generation of hopeful Olympic champs. Cheers'.