PV Sindhu beats Nozomi Okuhara for gold at world historic championship

PV Sindhu produced a dominant performance to beat Nozomi Okuhara and win a gold medal at the 2019 World Championship.

PV Sindhu achieved a dominant performance by defeating No. 3 seed Nozomi Okuhara of Japan 21-7, 21-7 to win gold at the 2019 World Championship on Sunday. At the same time, the fifth seed, VP Sindhu, improved her appearances in 2017 and 2018 in the World Championship final and became the first Indian woman to win the tournament. PV Sindhu, without perspiration, closed the first match in 16 minutes. For his part, Nozomi Okuhara continued to make unforced errors to allow PV Sindhu to win the championship point and seal the final in 38 minutes.

With this historic victory, Olympic silver medalist Sindhu of the Olympics leads the battle face to face against Okuhara 8-7. The silver medalist at the 2016 Olympic Games had already beaten the Japanese at Indonesia Open 2019.

Sindhu took full control of the game in the first match. She got eight consecutive points and took the last appearance as a walk in the park. Okuhara, on the other hand, seemed disconnected and could present no serious challenge to his Indian counterpart.

In the second match, Sindhu, who beat world No. 1 Tai Tzu Ying in the quarter-finals, continued to show off his talent from the start with seven consecutive points. In doing so, he did not allow Okuhara to calm down while the Japanese showed their agony screaming at each point lost. Sindhu continued this momentum and easily won the final.


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