Tag: PV Sindhu

India’s Olympic journey ends with two medals at Rio

With glowing lights and a stadium jam packed with fans, the Olympics ended with pomp and show as the International Olympic Committee president Thomas Bach officially declared Rio 2016 Olympics closed. The Indian contingent was represented by Bronze medalist Sakshi Malik who carried the national flag. India was ranked 67th with two[Read More…]

Rio Olympics 2016: Day 14 round up

On day 14 at Rio, Indian shuttler PV Sindhu settled for a silver medal after losing the final match against Spain’s Carolina Marin in the women’s singles event.  The World No. 1 champion Carolina Marin won final match by 19-21, 21-12, 21-15.  With this Sindhu’s Olympic gold quest ended. She[Read More…]

Rio Olympics: Sakshi Malik brings home a bronze

Wrestler Sakshi Malik scripted history by winning bronze in the women’s 55kg freestyle event, the first for India in the Games. Beating Kyrgyzstan’s Aisuluu Tynybekova in the match for third-place, she has become the first-ever Indian woman to win an Olympic medal. Despite trailing by 5 points in the match,[Read More…]

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