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PV Sindhu clinches bronze medal at Tokyo Olympics

Sindhu outclassed eighth seed Bing Jiao 21-13 21-15 in over 53 minutes at the Musashino Forest Sport Plaza court to add to her Rio 2016 silver.

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Tokyo: Star Indian shuttler P V Sindhu clinched the bronze medal after beating world no 9 He Bing Jiao of China in the women’s singles third-place play-off, here on Sunday.

Sindhu outclassed eighth seed Bing Jiao 21-13 21-15 in over 53 minutes at the Musashino Forest Sport Plaza court to add to her Rio 2016 silver.

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With this win, she became the first Indian woman, and second Indian after wrestler Sushil Kumar, to win two individual Olympic medals.

Sushil had won a bronze medal at the 2008 Beijing Olympics and a silver at the London edition.

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