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Proud! Indian shuttler PV Sindhu wins elusive 19th gold medal at CWG 2022, beats Canada’s Michelle Li in Badminton women’s singles

By Ruchi Upadhyay 
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Birmingham: Proud moment for India as India’s star shuttler PV Sindhu bags gold medal on the last day of the Commonwealth Games 2022. She won the gold in the Badminton Women’s singles match by defeating Michelle Li of Canada. Sindhu had also performed brilliantly in the semi-final match earlier. He retained it and won the gold. This is the 19th gold medal for India in the Commonwealth Games 2022.

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In women’s singles for the first time, Sindhu did wonders to win a gold medal in the Commonwealth. Let us tell you that from the very beginning, Sindhu showed an aggressive game, whose answer was not with the opposing shuttler. In the first game, Sindhu defeated Michelle Li 21-15 to take the lead in the match. Sindhu won the second game 21-13 to capture the gold medal. Sindhu created history by winning the game 2-0. Let us tell you that in this Commonwealth Games, now a total of 19 gold medals have come in India’s share and this is the 56th medal overall.

This is the first time that Sindhu has done wonders to win a gold medal in the Commonwealth in women’s singles. Apart from this, Sindhu won a gold medal in the mixed team event of the 2018 Commonwealth Games, she also won a bronze medal in the women’s singles at the 2014 Commonwealth Games.

This is Sindhu’s ninth win in 11 matches against Michelle. This is Sindhu’s third individual medal at the Commonwealth Games. He also won a silver medal at the 2018 Gold Coast Games. Sindhu was also part of the silver medal winning Indian mixed team in the ongoing Games, which lost to Malaysia in the final. In the final, Sindhu’s left leg was bandaged, which affected her movement to some extent and it also affected her performance.

He gave Mitchell a chance to score easy points on a few occasions. Sindhu did well in the rally and her drop shots were also strong. Mitchell made very simple mistakes, for which he had to bear the brunt. This is India’s fourth medal in the badminton competition of the Birmingham Games. Earlier, Kidambi Srikanth won the men’s singles while the mixed team pair of Trisha Jolly and Gayatri Gopchand won bronze medals in the women’s doubles, apart from the mixed team silver.

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