PV Sindhu outclassed He Bing Jiao to win the bronze medal on the Tokyo Olympics.© Getty
PV Sindhu turned the primary Indian lady to win two particular person medals on the Olympics, including a Tokyo Games bronze to her 2016 Rio silver. Having as soon as once more made historical past for India on the Olympics, Sindhu is much from completed. In an unique chat with NDTV, the star shuttler stated that turning into the primary Indian lady with two particular person medals, will inspire her to “obtain much more and work tougher”. Sindhu went into the Tokyo Olympics as one of many largest medal hopes for the nation and with expectations excessive, the double Olympic medallist stated that it was essential to be “calm and composed”.
“Very joyful that I’ve gained the bronze medal and really proud. It’s not simple to win back-to-back medals on the Olympics. It was very totally different in 2016 and it has been very totally different in Rio,” Sindhu instructed NDTV.
“The stress, the expectations had been very excessive. It was essential for me to be calm and composed and simply give my greatest. Being the primary Indian lady to win two particular person Olympic medals will give me the motivation to attain much more and work tougher,” she added.
Sindhu had misplaced to Chinese Taipei’s Tai Tzu Ying within the semi-finals, however the World No.1 was defeated by China’ Chen Yu Fei within the gold medal match.
Putting rivalry apart, Sindhu prolonged assist for her semi-final opponent. Tai Tzu Ying herself revealed that Sindhu “held me in her arms” and the Indian’s “honest encouragement made me cry”.
Speaking about her heat gesture for Tai Tzu Ying, Sindhu stated she is aware of how a lot it hurts after dropping.
“After dropping, she (Tai) was very upset, I went as much as and spoke to her. I understand how a lot it hurts after dropping. I simply instructed her that ‘you will have performed properly, it occurs’. Winning and dropping is part of life. There is all the time the subsequent day. She felt higher after I instructed her all this. She thanked me for my assist,” stated the Tokyo Games bronze medal winner.
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