Tokyo Olympics – Badminton: PV Sindhu wins bronze medal, beats China’s He BingJiao 21-13, 21-15

Tokyo Olympics – Badminton: PV Sindhu vs BingJiao: PV Sindhu wins bronze medal, beats China’s He BingJiao 21-13, 21-15: PV Sindhu won the bronze medal, defeating China’s He Bing Jiao 21-13, 21-15 in a match that she controlled throughout. With that, she became only the 4th badminton player to win two Olympics medal.

PV Sindhu defeated Bing Jiao 21-13, 21-15 in the bronze medal match that lasted for 52 minutes. Sindhu had earlier returned with a silver medal at the Rio Olympics 2016. The 26-year-old Sindhu is now just the second Indian athlete to win two individual Olympic medals. Wrestler Sushil Kumar also has two medals as he returned with a bronze medal at the Beijing Olympics 2008 and a silver at the London Olympics 2012.

Sindhu beats He BingJiao 21-13,  21-15

In the match between Sindhu and Bing Jiao, the former was dominant in the first game and she did not give her opponent any chance, winning it 21-13.

Continuing from where she left off, Sindhu did not relent, and in the end, she wrapped up the match in straight games.

Sindhu missed out on a chance to win gold or silver as she lost her semifinal match on Saturday against Chinese Taipei’s Tai Tzu-Ying.

Tzu-Ying defeated Sindhu 21-18, 21-12 in the semifinals. On Friday, Sindhu had stormed into the semi-finals of the women’s singles event after defeating Japan’s Akane Yamaguchi in the quarter-finals.

GAME 2

@17:56 PM: PV Sindhu has another Olympics medal, beats He BingJiao 21-12, 21-15, becomes only 4th badminton player to win two Olympic medals.

@17:53 PM: Sindhu 2 points away from bronze medal, 19-15

@17:52 PM: Sindhu wins the rally, leads 18-14

@17:51 PM: Sindhu wins another rally, leads 17-14

@17:49 PM: Sindhu wins the rally, 5 points away from bronze medal, 16-13

@17:46 PM: Sindhu completely wrongfoots Bingjiao to extend the lead to 14-11

@17:45 PM: Two consecutive points for Sindhu, takes lead back to 13-11.

@17:44 PM: Bingjiao levels it at 11-11.

@17:43 PM: Bingjiao, clawing her way back, wins two back to back points. Sindhu leads 11-10

@17:41 PM: Sindhu leads 11-8 in break. 

@17:40 PM: Sindhu loses a long rally, leads 10-8

@17:38 PM: Unforced error from Bingjiao gives Sindhu a point, leads 9-7

@17:37 PM: Bingjiao wins a long rally. Sindhu leads 8-6

@17:36 PM: Sindhu in control, wins another point with a smash, leads 8-5 

@17:34 PM: Sindhu wins a point with a body smash, leads 6-4.

@17:32 PM: Bingjiao rallies back, reduces Sindhu’s lead to 5-4.

@17:31 PM: Bingjiao takes a point, Sindhu leads 5-2

@17:30 PM: Sindhu capitalising on Bingjiao’s unforced errors, takes 3-1 lead. 

@17:28 PM: Game 2: Change of side for Sindhu and takes an early point, leads 1-0

 

GAME 1 

@17:26 PM: Sindhu bags 1st game 21-13.

@17:25 PM: Sindhu has 1 game point opportunity, leads 20-13 

@17:23 PM: Bingjiao takes a point, Sindhu leads 18-12

@17:19 PM: Six-point lead for Sindhu. 15-9

@17:18 PM: Sindhu opens up 14-9 lead.

@17:16 PM: Sindhu opens up a 12-8 lead

@17:15 PM: PV Sindhu takes 11-8 lead going into the break.

@17:14 PM: Sindhu takes 10-8 lead.

@17:13 PM: Sindhu maintains 2-point lead at 9-7

@17:12 PM: Sindhu takes lead back to 8-6

@17:11 PM: BingJiao takes 6-5 lead.

@17:10 PM: BingJiao takes two points back to back to draw level at 5-5

@17:07 PM: Sindhu extends lead to 5-2

@17:05 PM: BingJiao claims a point, Sindhu leads 4-1

Game 1: Sindhu leads 3-0.

Game 1: Sindhu claims first point, leads 1-0

When will PV Sindhu vs BingJiao Bronze Medal Match be Started? – Date
PV Sindhu vs BingJiao Bronze Medal Match will be played on Aug 1

What Time PV Sindhu vs BingJiao Bronze Medal MatchWill begin? Time
PV Sindhu vs BingJiao Bronze Medal Match Will begin at 5:00 PM IST

What are the venues for PV Sindhu vs BingJiao Bronze Medal Match? – Venue
PV Sindhu vs BingJiao Bronze Medal Match will be played at Tokyo

How do I watch live streaming of the PV Sindhu vs BingJiao Bronze Medal Match?

The PV Sindhu vs He BingJiao Tokyo Olympics badminton women’s singles bronze medal match will be telecast live on the Sony TEN 2, Sony TEN 2 HD, Sony SIX, and Sony SIX HD TV channels in India. Sony TEN 3, Sony TEN 3 HD, Sony TEN 4 and Sony TEN 4 HD will broadcast Tokyo 2020 in regional languages. Live streaming of the PV Sindhu vs Tai Tzu Ying semi-final will also be available on Sony Liv.

Tokyo Olympics Badminton LIVE: PV Sindhu vs He BingJiao for Bronze, Head-to-Head record, LIVE streaming; all you need to know

 

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