PV Sindhu returns home after BWF world championships triumph
PV Sindhu arrived at the Indira Gandhi International Airport in New Dew Delhi at midnight on Tuesday amid massive fanfare after her historic world Championships triumph.
After winning a historic gold medal at the BWF world Championships, shuttler PV Sindhu arrived in India early on Tuesday morning and become visible thanking fans for their support, including that she wished to deliver many more laurels to the country.
#WATCH: #PVSindhu after becoming the first Indian shuttler to win BWF World Championship: I wish I'll get many more medals for this country. I would like to thank all my fans. It is because of their blessings & love that I am here today. pic.twitter.com/A4mJCvgJ0A— ANI (@ANI) August 26, 2019
On Monday, she took to Twitter to express her feelings and emotions after accomplishing the feat and stated that she failed to hold back her tears while witnessing the Indian flag go up on the venue as the National Anthem played.
The 24-year-old further stated that she had been preparing for so long and thanked her parents, coaches, and trainer for the victory.
Sindhu is scheduled to meet Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Union Minister of Youth Affairs and Sports Kiren Rijiju later on Tuesday.
PV Sindhu became the first Indian to win a World Championships gold medal by defeating Japan’s Nozomi Okuhara 21-7, 21-7 in the women’s singles final on Sunday in Basel, Switzerland.