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India’s PV Sindhu wins Gold in Badminton at CWG Birmingham

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Two-time Olympic medallist from India, PV Sindhu has won the Gold medal in the Women’s Singles Badminton final on the final day of the Commonwealth Games 2022 in Birmingham. She defeated Canada’s Michelle Li 21-15, 21-13 in straight sets. Sindhu ‘s win is the 19th gold medal for India at the CWG 2022 and also the first gold on Day 11.

PV Sindhu started her Women’s Singles campaign Commonwealth Games 2022 campaign with a thumping 21-4, 21-11 win against Maldives’ Fathimath Nabaaha in the Round of 32. She advanced into the quarter-final after defeating Husina Kobugabe of Uganda by 21-10, 21-9 in the Round of 16, before defeating Malaysia’s Jin Wei Goh by 19-21, 21-14, and 21-18. In the semi-final on Sunday, PV Sindhu claimed a 21-19, 21-17 win over Singapore’s Jia Min Yeo to storm her way into the gold medal match.

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Alongside PV Sindhu’s women’s singles final, India is also eyeing winning two more gold medals in badminton. Thomas Cup 2022 champion Lakshya Sen will be up against Malaysia’s Tze Yong Ng in the Men’s Singles Final at CWG 2022.

The duo of Chirag Shetty and Sairaj Satwik Rankireddy will face Ben Land and Sean Vendy of England in the gold medal match for the Men’s Double event.

India’s current tally is 19 gold, 19 Silver and 22 bronze, a few more medals might fall in India’s kitty by the end of the day.