The one Indian girl to win two Olympic medals, shuttler PV Sindhu on Tuesday acquired a heat welcome on her return to the nation after claiming a bronze on the Tokyo Video games.
Reigning world champion Sindhu, who had received a silver on the Rio Video games 5 years in the past, walked out of the Indira Gandhi Worldwide Terminal amid a spherical of applause from the airport employees. She was flanked by safety officers and carrying a face masks.
The star Indian shuttler was acquired by Badminton Affiliation of India (BAI) basic secretary Ajay Singhania, together with different officers of the Sports activities Authority of India (SAI).
Sindhu and her Korean coach Park Tae-sang had been additionally felicitated by Singhania on the airport.
“I’m very completely happy and excited in fact, each physique congratulated me and I’m grateful to BAI and everybody for supporting and inspiring me. It’s an thrilling day and completely happy second,” Sindhu mentioned.
By successful the bronze on Sunday, Sindhu grew to become solely the second Indian and first ladies athlete from the nation to bag two Olympic medals.
The 26-year-old from Hyderabad defeated China’s He Bing Jiao within the bronze medal play-off.