Well fought, your accomplishment is historic: PM

first_imgSHARE Published on Rio 2016: Faster, Higher, Stronger 9 COMMENT Prime Minister Narendra Modi today congratulated P V Sindhu for winning the Silver medal in Rio Olympics, saying her accomplishment is historic and will be remembered for years.He praised Sindhu for fighting it well in Badminton final in which she lost to Spain’s Carolina Marin.“Congrats for the Silver @Pvsindhu1. Very well fought.Your accomplishment at #Rio2016 is historic & will be remembered for years,” the Prime Minister tweeted.The 21-year-old Indian crumbled under the relentless pressure created by Marin to lose 21—19, 12—21, 15—21 in a pulsating final that lasted for an hour and 23 minutes at the Riocentre here.Sindhu, the two-time World championship bronze medallist, became the first Indian woman player to clinch a Silver in the Olympics and fifth woman player from India to win a medal in Olympics. Pusarla V Sindhu poses with her silver medal after her match with Spain’s Carolina Marin in women’s Singles final at the 2016 Summer Olympics at Rio de Janeiro in Brazil on Friday. – PTI × sport Pusarla V Sindhu poses with her silver medal after her match with Spain’s Carolina Marin in women’s Singles final at the 2016 Summer Olympics at Rio de Janeiro in Brazil on Friday. – PTI August 19, 2016 SHARE SHARE EMAIL COMMENTSlast_img read more