Olympic silver medalist P.V. Sindhu made history by defeating Nozomi Okuhara in the final of BWF Badminton World Championship-2019 in Switzerland on Sunday. Sindhu won the gold medal in the final of Badminton World Championship 2019. Sindhu became the first Indian player to win a gold medal at the World Championship.Before Sindhu no Indian player male or female had won the gold medal at the Badminton World Championship.
PV Sindhu defeated Japan player Nozomi Okuhara in the final on Sunday to win the gold medal in the championship for the first time. Sindhu defeated Okuhara 21–7, 21–7 in straight games. This match lasted for 38 minutes. With this victory, Sindhu has made a career record of 9-7 against Okuhara. Indian badminton star Sindhu also avenged the loss in the 2017 final with this historic win. Sindhu, who won silver in 2017 and 2018 and bronze in 2013 and 2014. She started well in the first game and took a 5-1 lead. After this she went ahead 12–2.
Third time lucky for Sindhu
Sindhu, who reached the final for the third consecutive year, did not look back after this and won the first game 21-7 after taking a 16-2 lead. The Indian player won the first game in 16 minutes. In the second game, Sindhu started with a 2–0 lead and took an 8–2 lead in the next few minutes. The Olympic medalist Indian player continued to take points through her aggressive game even further.