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PV Sindhu: In pursuit of gold and greatness

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Published : Aug 26, 2019, 3:16 pm IST
Updated : Aug 26, 2019, 3:16 pm IST
PV Sindhu won the BWF World Championships title by defeating Japan's Nozomi Okuhara in straight games by 21-7, 21-7. (Photo: AFP)
PV Sindhu won the BWF World Championships title by defeating Japan's Nozomi Okuhara in straight games by 21-7, 21-7. (Photo: AFP)
Sindhu got off to a flying start and dominated Okuhara throughout in the first game. (Photo: AFP)
Sindhu got off to a flying start and dominated Okuhara throughout in the first game. (Photo: AFP)
Sindhu has become the first Indian to clinch a gold medal at the World Championships. (Photo: AFP)
Sindhu has become the first Indian to clinch a gold medal at the World Championships. (Photo: AFP)
I won it for my country and I am very proud being an Indian,” said Sindhu after clinching the gold. (Photo: AFP)
I won it for my country and I am very proud being an Indian,” said Sindhu after clinching the gold. (Photo: AFP)
The 24-year-old had entered in the final of the competition by defeating China's Chen Yu Fei 21-7, 21-14. (Photo: AFP)
The 24-year-old had entered in the final of the competition by defeating China's Chen Yu Fei 21-7, 21-14. (Photo: AFP)
Sindhu has also won an Olympic silver in 2016 Rio Games, a silver at Gold Coast Commonwealth Games, an Asian Games silver at Jakarta and the BWF World Tour Finals. (Photo: AP)
Sindhu has also won an Olympic silver in 2016 Rio Games, a silver at Gold Coast Commonwealth Games, an Asian Games silver at Jakarta and the BWF World Tour Finals. (Photo: AP)
Sindhu took a massive lead to win the second game by 21-7. (Photo: AP)
Sindhu took a massive lead to win the second game by 21-7. (Photo: AP)
Sindhu felt goosebumps when the Indian national anthem was played during the medal ceremony. (Photo: AFP)
Sindhu felt goosebumps when the Indian national anthem was played during the medal ceremony. (Photo: AFP)

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