World number 5 PV Sindhu on Sunday became the 1st ever Indian badminton player to win gold medal at the BWF World Championships. The 24-yr-old defeated world number 4 Nozomi Okuhara of Japan with a scoreline of 21-7, 21–7. Sindhu had finished second in the previous two editions of the World Championships.
By winning the title, Sindhu has become the first Indian to clinch a gold medal at the World Championships.
Sindhu got off to a flying start & dominated Okuhara throughout in the 1st game. At one point, the points were 16-2 & Sindhu did not lose the momentum as she registered a 21-7 victory in the first game.