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PV Sindhu gets grand welcome after winning gold in World Badminton Championship

PV Sindhu received a grand homecoming after she became the first Indian to win the gold medal in the World Badminton Championships recently held in Basel.

News Nation Bureau | Updated : 27 August 2019, 11:49:50 AM
PV Sindhu returns

PV Sindhu returns

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PV Sindhu received a grand welcome after she became the first Indian shuttler to win the World Badminton Championship in Basel. On her return, she was felicitated by Sports Minister Kiren Rijiju. (Image credit: Kiren Rijiju Twitter)

PV Sindhu returns

PV Sindhu returns

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PV Sindhu created history by becoming the first Indian to win gold in the World Badminton Championship. (Image credit: PTI)

PV Sindhu returns

PV Sindhu returns

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PV Sindhu defeated Nozomi Okuhara in a lop-sided final 21-7,21-7 and she avenged her loss in the 2017 final.

PV Sindhu returns

PV Sindhu returns

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PV Sindhu had clinched two bronze medals and two silver medals in the previous editions of the World Badminton Championship. (Image credit: PTI)

PV Sindhu returns

PV Sindhu returns

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PV Sindhu had lost to Nozomi Okuhara and Carolina Marin in the finals of the 2017 and 2018 editions of the tournament. (Image credit: PTI)

PV Sindhu returns

PV Sindhu returns

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Pullela Gopichand and the presence of a former South Korean coach has helped Sindhu evolve in her game. (Image credit: PTI)

PV Sindhu returns

PV Sindhu returns

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PV Sindhu will be gunning for gold in the 2020 Tokyo Olympics after missing out in the 2016 Rio Olympics. (Image credit: Kiren Rijiju Twitter)

PV Sindhu returns

PV Sindhu returns

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi also felicitated PV Sindhu on her return from a successful world badminton championship. (Image credit: Narendra Modi Twitter)

PV Sindhu returns

PV Sindhu returns

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PV Sindhu is being touted as a gold medal hopeful in the upcoming Tokyo Olympics in 2012. (Image credit: Narendra Modi Twitter)

PV Sindhu returns

PV Sindhu returns

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PV Sindhu will be eyeing more glory in the coming tournaments as she builds up for Tokyo 2020. (Image credit: Narendra Modi Twitter)