Indian shuttler PV Sindhu won gold in Commonwealth on Monday. She was up against Canadian player Michelle Lee in the final. Sindhu defeated them 21-15, 21-13. This is Sindhu’s first gold in the women’s singles events in the Commonwealth. Earlier in 2018, Saina Nehwal won the women’s singles gold in the Commonwealth. She defeated Sindhu in the final. India has got 56 medals so far in this mega sports event. These include 19 gold, 15 silver and 22 bronze medals.
Sindhu defeated Canadian shuttler Michelle Lee 2-0 in the final match. With this victory, she won the gold medal. PV Sindhu took the lead from the first game of the final itself. She started off brilliantly and won the first game 21-15. After this, she was playing with an edge in the second game as well. But in the meantime Michelle was also trying to lead, although she could not succeed. Sindhu also won the second game. They won it 21-13.
Significantly, this is India’s first gold medal in badminton. Team India has now reached the fourth position in the tally with 19 gold medals. Along with gold, India has also won 15 silver and 22 bronze medals. Now India has a total of 56 medals. Canada is in third place in this matter. Canada has 26 gold medals. While Australia is at the first place with 66 gold medals.