Tokyo Olympics 2020: 'SUPER SINDHU!', Twitterati full of praise after PV Sindhu clinches women's singles bronze

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Ace Indian shuttler PV Sindhu on Sunday clinched the bronze medal at the Tokyo Olympics 2020, with a straight games victory over China's He Bingjao in the women's singles badminton tournament.

On Saturday, Sindhu's dream for an Olympic gold had ended when she lost to Taiwan's Tai Tzu-ying, however, she had another opportunity to make it two medals in two Games in the bronze medal match.

This is Sindhu's second consecutive Olympic medal, after claiming silver at the Rio Olympics in 2016. She had lost to Carolina Marin in the final five years back.

In the bronze medal match, Sindhu decimated her Chinese opponent with some brilliant smashes, taking the first game comfortably at 21-13.

However, Bingjao showed more intent in the second game, to even level the scores 11-11 at one stage. An energetic Sindhu, this time, managed to not lose her rhythm and went onto clinch the second game 21-15, with the final scores reading 21-13, 21-15.

Here's how Twitterati reacted to Sindhu's medal-winning feat: > Simply superb, Sindhu!

India's latest two-time Olympic medallist

India now surpass their 2016 medal count!

Making millions of Indians proud!

We witnessed a classy Sindhu today!

Did we ever doubt Sindhu's chances ?!

Sindhu's coach also deserves credit!

Super Sunday, indeed!

Also See: Tokyo Olympics 2020: 'It's not going to be easy', India's medal hope PV Sindhu feeling pressure at Games

Tokyo Olympics 2020: China’s Chen Yufei beats Taiwan’s Tai Tzu-ying to clinch women’s singles badminton gold

Tokyo Olympics 2020: PV Sindhu among favourites to win gold, says Pullela Gopichand

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