India’s star shuttler PV Sindhu, who lost the BWF World Championship final to Spain’s Carolina Marin on Sunday, her third major final defeat posted an inspiring message for her critics who questioned her temperament and her ability to win big matches.
The 22-year-old shuttler, who celebrated her second consecutive win, said that ‘patience and persistence make an unbeatable combination for success.’
Congregations P V Sindhu BWF Silver Medal.. World Championships Badminton 2018___ pic.twitter.com/3Fc7ybNLL9
— Prabhakaran (@prabhavw) August 5, 2018
Here’s PV Sindhu’s complete Instagram post:
“Never give up, never give in, and when the upper hand is ours, may we have the ability to handle the win with the dignity that we absorbed the loss” – dough Williams It brings me immense amount of pleasure to bring back the silver consecutively 2 Nd year in the BWF world championships. I didn’t lose the gold , I won the silver and I can proudly say my silver sparkles. _ It was indeed a wonderfull week in Nanjing, inspite of losing in the finals I had some great matches. I have been really happy about my consistent performance over the rankings. I believe that patience and persistence make unbeatable combination for success, hence have complete faith that my gold shall come soon!! It’s amazing how I have received so much love and support from people all around the world, and that keeps me going! And finally I want to thank my amazing team, who have stood by me like a pillar throughout the tournament and also thanks to all my sponsors @olympicgoldquest @baselineventures whose been supporting me_ and a special thanks to my Physio @physio.shetty whos always been waiting to treat me__and take care of me when ever i want to___ n always being there for me __n finally thanks to all my coaches who helped me_ in and out and also been so kind always….__ #worldchampionships2018 #silver#happymoment#thankyoueveryone#thankstoallmysponsors#_
The Hyderabadi shuttler has made India proud on many occasion including the coveted silver medal at Rio Olympics.
Congratulations Sindhu!____@Pvsindhu1 becomes the only Indian to secure four medals at BWF World Championships. Tough luck as she succumbs 19-21,10-21 to Spain’s Carolina Marin in the summit clash; settling for the silver. #IndiaontheRise pic.twitter.com/HG6J2gZqnG
— BAI Media (@BAI_Media) August 5, 2018
Besides, she is also a Commonwealth Games gold medalist, Asian Games bronze medalist as well as a recipient of the Padma Shri, India’s fourth highest civilian honour as well as the Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna Award, the nation’s highest sporting honour.