Asian Games :PV Sindhu loses final to Chinese Taipei's Tai Tzu Ying 13-21, 16-21 to settle for silver

Aug 28 2018 01:19 PM
Asian Games :PV  Sindhu loses final to Chinese Taipei's Tai Tzu Ying 13-21, 16-21 to settle for silver

Ace Indian shuttler PV Sindhu bagged 2nd spot and clinched silver after going down to Chinese Tai Tzu Ying 13-21, 16-21 in women's singles badminton at ongoing 18th edition of Asian Games on day 10. This is the first ever medal in badminton singles in the Asiad games.

The clash between PV Sindhu vs Tai Tzu Ying is looking forward to everyone. Sindhu defeated Japan’s Akane Yamaguchi 21-17, 15-21, 21-10 to become the first Indian shuttler to cement the final birth of an Asian Games event. It was not easy for Sindhu, who trails 3-9 in head-to-head career record against Tai Tzu Ying.

Meanwhile in the men's final match Indonesia's Jonathan Christie has won the gold medal in front of a jam-packed stadium. Christie defeated 21-18, 20-22, 21-15 against Chinese Taipei Chou Tienchen.

On the other hand India's Rajat Chauhan, Aman Saini and Abhishek Verma settled for silver in Men's Compound Archery event after losing to Republic of Korea in a thrilling shoot-off.

Earlier the Indian women's compound team bagged silver after losing to favorites South Korea at the Asian Games 2018.

India’s Muskan Kirar, Madhumita Kumari and Jyothi Surekha Vennam settle for silver in Women’s Compound Archery event after losing final match with Republic of Korea by 228-231 too.

The team includes Jyothi Surekha Vennam, Madhumita Kumari and Muskan Kira lost 231-228.

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