The social media has been flooded with best wishes for Sindhu and people every where have been echoing the slogan “Go for Gold, Sindhu’
On 18 August Sindhu became the first Indian woman to reach Olympic finals after beating Nozomi Okuhara of Japan in the semi-finals of Rio Olympics 2016. Sindhu meets Carolina Marin of Spain in today’s final.
On 10 August 2013, Sindhu became the first ever Indian women’s singles player to win a medal at the World Championships. On 30 March 2015, she received India’s fourth highest civilian honor, the Padma Shri.