PV Sindhu created history as she became the first Indian woman to medal at two Olympic games after winning the bronze in women's singles. She beat He Bengjiao of China 21-13 21-15 to add to her silver from Rio five years ago.
Congratulatory messages poured in for Sindhu from everywhere in the country.
- Anju Bobby George (@anjubobbygeorg1) August 1, 2021
Medals in successive Olympics.#PVSindhu , you have made the country proud.
Tremendous achievement on becoming the first Indian woman and only the second Indian athlete to win two individual medals. So grateful for the joy you have given us all. pic.twitter.com/1H7wsk54ID
- VVS Laxman (@VVSLaxman281) August 1, 2021
- Yusuf Pathan (@iamyusufpathan) August 1, 2021
- Virender Sehwag (@virendersehwag) August 1, 2021
- Wasim Jaffer (@WasimJaffer14) August 1, 2021
- Abhinav A. Bindra OLY (@Abhinav_Bindra) August 1, 2021
- Kamlesh nagarkoti (@Kamleshnagark13) August 1, 2021
Congratulations @Pvsindhu1 ...super duper achievement...������
- parthiv patel (@parthiv9) August 1, 2021
Tokyo Olympics, Badminton Bronze Medal Match, Highlights: PV Sindhu Wins Bronze, 1st Indian Woman With 2 Individual Olympic Medals - Bravo @Pvsindhu1 a terrific game n a terrific Olympic achievement ������ https://t.co/fIvLs0ABhS
- Kiran Mazumdar-Shaw (@kiranshaw) August 1, 2021
2 Olympic medals, the only Badminton World Champion from India, totally 5 World Championship medals. @Pvsindhu1 is arguably India's greatest ever athlete in individual sports 🇮🇳
- Viren Rasquinha (@virenrasquinha) August 1, 2021
2016 🥈 & 2020 🥉 🏸
What an achievement to win 2️⃣ Olympic medals for 🇮🇳, @Pvsindhu1!
- Sachin Tendulkar (@sachin_rt) August 1, 2021
Not just the show on court but also the way you carry yourself off it is commendable. A great attitude and role model. Congratulations on following up your medal in Rio with the Bronze medal today, @Pvsindhu1. May you keep inspiring the next gen of athletes!#Tokyo2020 #PVSindhu pic.twitter.com/Vgh0o2P9CM
- Sharath Kamal OLY (@sharathkamal1) August 1, 2021
- Saikhom Mirabai Chanu (@mirabai_chanu) August 1, 2021
Strength, stamina and speed.@Pvsindhu1 mastered the three elements and won her second Olympic medal for India.
Well played! India is proud of you!!#TokyoOlympics2020 #Tokyo2020 pic.twitter.com/dR6gQaavPy
- Sakshi Malik (@SakshiMalik) August 1, 2021
- Mahesh Bhupathi (@Maheshbhupathi) August 1, 2021
And @Pvsindhu1 has done it!! A bronze for India. Amazing amazing performance! Proud of her
- Heena SIDHU (@HeenaSidhu10) August 1, 2021
I remember thanking Gopi at least 3000 times during Rio.
Appreciation post for Park Tae-Sang for all the work he has done for Sindhu and us!
Love, respect and a huge Thank You!
- Somdev Devvarman (@SomdevD) August 1, 2021
Congratulations @PvSindhu1! What a phenomenal win! Enjoyed watching every bit of it - you played your heart out 💪🏻 our two time medal winner and the reason behind a billion proud smiles 🇮🇳 🏸 #Tokyo2020 @WeAreTeamIndia #Cheer4India pic.twitter.com/ItT1jzBkKH
- Yuvraj Singh (@YUVSTRONG12) August 1, 2021
Where does she rank all-time among India's Olympic athletes?
Sindhu has time on her side to become India's greatest Olympian
- Sambit Bal (@sambitbal) August 1, 2021