PV Sindhu won a gold medal in the women’s singles event in badminton in the Commonwealth Games 2022 by defeating Michelle Li of Canada in straight sets. She defeated the 27 year old Michelle 21-15, 21-13 at the NECBadminton Show Court.
This is Sindhu’s maiden singles gold medal in the history of the Commonwealth Games. Both Sindhu and Michelle were neck-on-neck but Sindhu managed to take the lead and pushed her opponent on the backfoot.
After Sindhu won gold, she was praised by her countrymen. With this win, Sindhu has achieved a milestone in her career. Michelle won silver and went on her knees after losing the match.