PV Sindhu beat Nozomi Okuhara in straight games to clinch her maiden Worlds gold in Basel, Switzerland on Sunday. Here's how the sporting world reacted to her win.
Congratulations to @Pvsindhu1 for the first ever world championships gold medal from India
- Saina Nehwal (@NSaina) August 25, 2019
What a champion you are girl @Pvsindhu1 congratulations.. enjoy the moment ..
- Sania Mirza (@MirzaSania) August 25, 2019
After watching @Pvsindhu1 win the final and looking at this picture, I hope a million parents across the country will encourage their daughters to play badminton or any sport pic.twitter.com/WRtyDiO9qX
- Viren Rasquinha (@virenrasquinha) August 25, 2019
- Kidambi Srikanth (@srikidambi) August 25, 2019
- Sunil Chhetri (@chetrisunil11) August 25, 2019
Hope this medal changes the attitude towards sports in our country and the deserving sportspersons get all the support to achieve this kind of a feat!
Thank you @Pvsindhu1 for this!
You only proved that with the right kind of support we can conquer the world
- Gutta Jwala (@Guttajwala) August 25, 2019
- VVS Laxman (@VVSLaxman281) August 25, 2019
- Satwik SaiRaj Rankireddy (@satwiksairaj) August 25, 2019
Congratulations PV Sindhu 1st indian to win Gold @Pvsindhu1 keep inspiring
- Harbhajan Turbanator (@harbhajan_singh) August 25, 2019
The stupendously talented @Pvsindhu1 makes India proud again!
Congratulations to her for winning the Gold at the BWF World Championships. The passion and dedication with which she's pursued badminton is inspiring.
PV Sindhu's success will inspire generations of players.
- Narendra Modi (@narendramodi) August 25, 2019
Congratulations @Pvsindhu1 for winning the BWF World Championship. This is a proud moment for the entire country.
Your magic on the court, hardwork and perseverance enthralls and inspires millions. Best wishes World Champion for all your future battles #PresidentKovind
- President of India (@rashtrapatibhvn) August 25, 2019
The passion and dedication for the sport will always be rewarded when hardwork comes into play. @Pvsindhu1 success will inspire generations to come!
Hefty congratulations on winning the Gold at #BWFWorldChampionships2019 pic.twitter.com/xBP7RgOHnt
- P.T. USHA (@PTUshaOfficial) August 25, 2019
- Carolina Marín (@CarolinaMarin) August 25, 2019
Winning a World championship Gold medal is a fantastic achievement and a great day for Indian Sport. I am sure this will give @Pvsindhu1 intrinsic belief that she can go all the way at Tokyo. Wish her and her entire team the very best !
- Abhinav Bindra OLY (@Abhinav_Bindra) August 26, 2019
Amazing performance, @Pvsindhu1!
Congratulations on becoming the 1st ever to win the BWF World Championships!
You have made India proud, yet again.#BWFWorldChampionships2019 pic.twitter.com/sUYPsVlnLT
- Sachin Tendulkar (@sachin_rt) August 25, 2019
- Mithali Raj(@M_Raj03) August 25, 2019
Wow @Pvsindhu1 that was some demolition job Power-packed, dominating performance, perfect for a #WorldChampionship final! Many manycongratulations on the Best wishes for the future and keep making proud! #Champion #Sindhu
- Vinesh Phogat (@Phogat_Vinesh) August 25, 2019
- geeta phogat (@geeta_phogat) August 26, 2019
Congrats @Pvsindhu1 ! You make us proud!!
- Viswanathan Anand (@vishy64theking) August 25, 2019
- Mohammad Shami (@MdShami11) August 25, 2019