Rio Olympics 2016: PV Sindhu Into The Finals, Sakshi Wins Bronze, Proud Moments For India At A Glance
India was battling hard for a medal at the Rio Olympics 2016. Now pride moments are roaring high at the Rio 2016 due to two beautiful women who wins two medals for India. PV Sindhu wins the Badminton semi-finals assuring a silver medal for the country and earlier Sakshi Malik uplifted the first proud moment for India by winning the bronze medal in women’s wrestling 58 kg category. What a moment for 1.3 million Indians at the Rio and Sakshi has made it by winning the first medal for the country. This is the best golden moment for all Indians as our country finally opened our medal account.
Though India has only one medal in hand, there were some incredible performances by our team, which is never less than winning a medal at the Rio Olympics 2016. Have a look at some of the proud moments for India at a glance.
PV Sindhu brings a glorious moment for the country by winning the women’s Badminton semi-final match, thus assuring a silver medal for India. Today she will face Carolina from Spain, who is the current Badminton champion.
Sakshi Malik wins the first medal for India. She bagged the bronze medal at the Rio Olympics 2016 by beating Aisuluu Tynybekova of Kyrgyzstan the last second for the game to end, to the leading score of 7-5 and that was the most glorious moment for any Indian!
Dipa Karmakar was yet another player who made India proud. She is the first ever women gymnastic to be qualified for the Olympics and made her way to reach the finals, and grabbed the fourth position. She is one of the only five women who have successfully landed the Produnova, one of the most difficult vaults ever performed in women’s gymnastics. She got an overall score of 15.066.
Yet, another spectacular moment for India was by Srikanth Kidambi, who played the game in the most rigorous way, against Lin D, a two-time Olympic champion from China. Though he could not make it to the semi-finals, he could manage to win one set of a game against the champion and this really brought a proud moment for India. No matter he lost the game, but it was a game of pride for Indians.
Sania Mirza and Rohan Bopanna grabbed the fourth position for Mixed doubles at the Rio 2016, which was again not less than winning a medal.
And now we are looking forward to seeing PV Sindhu who is going to play her semi-final against Okuhara from Japan. All fingers crossed now as she is sure to win a medal if she wins this match. All the best Sindhu and we hope you get us yet another glorious moment at the Rio Olympics 2016!Rio Olympics 2016: PV Sindhu Into The Finals, Sakshi Wins Bronze, Proud Moments For India At A Glance by Gayathry