Indian shuttler PV Sindhu
Indian shuttler PV Sindhu

PV Sindhu becomes first Indian to win BWF World Championships

ANI | Updated: Aug 25, 2019 18:34 IST

Basel [Switzerland], Aug 25 (ANI): Indian shuttler PV Sindhu won the BWF World Championships title by defeating Japan's Nozomi Okuhara in straight games by 21-7, 21-7 here on Sunday.
By winning the title, Sindhu has become the first Indian to clinch a gold medal at the World Championships.
Sindhu got off to a flying start and dominated Okuhara throughout in the first game. At one point, the points were 16-2 and Sindhu did not lose the momentum as she registered a 21-7 victory in the first game.
The second game also started on a similar note with Sindhu taking a massive lead and then winning the second game by 21-7.
The 24-year-old had entered in the final of the competition by defeating China's Chen Yu Fei 21-7, 21-14 on Saturday. (ANI)