Tokyo Olympics: VVS Laxman, Anil Kumble lead Indian sports fraternity as wishes erupt for PV Sindhu’s bronze medal: India’s ace shuttler PV Sindhu clinched the bronze medal for India after defeating China’s He Bing Jiao at the Tokyo Olympics. As Sindhu registered a historic win- to become the first Indian woman ever to win two individual Olympics medals, congratulatory messages started pouring in huge numbers after her feat. The likes of reputed cricketers Virender Sehwag, VVS Laxman and Anil Kumble were among the first to offer their good wishes.
Sindhu dominated all throughout the match and finished with figures 21-13, 21-15 in the two sets.
— Virender Sehwag (@virendersehwag) August 1, 2021
Medals in successive Olympics.#PVSindhu , you have made the country proud.
Tremendous achievement on becoming the first Indian woman and only the second Indian athlete to win two individual medals. So grateful for the joy you have given us all. pic.twitter.com/1H7wsk54ID
— VVS Laxman (@VVSLaxman281) August 1, 2021
Congratulations @Pvsindhu1. Proud of your achievement. 👏👏
— Anil Kumble (@anilkumble1074) August 1, 2021
— Yusuf Pathan (@iamyusufpathan) August 1, 2021
— Navdeep Saini (@navdeepsaini96) August 1, 2021
— hardik pandya (@hardikpandya7) August 1, 2021
Prime Minister Narendra Modi and sports minister Anurag Thakur also congratulated Sindhu on her achievement.
We are all elated by the stellar performance by @Pvsindhu1. Congratulations to her on winning the Bronze at @Tokyo2020. She is India’s pride and one of our most outstanding Olympians. #Tokyo2020 pic.twitter.com/O8Ay3JWT7q
— Narendra Modi (@narendramodi) August 1, 2021
SMASHING VICTORY PV Sindhu !!! 🏸
You dominated the game & made history #Tokyo2020 !
An Olympic medalist twice over! 🥉
India 🇮🇳 is so proud of you & awaits your return!
YOU DID IT ! pic.twitter.com/kpxAAYQLrh
— Anurag Thakur (@ianuragthakur) August 1, 2021
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