the title of India first world champion on Sunday at Basel, Switzerland.
Pusarla Venkata Sindhu, born on July 5, 1995 to a family of National level sportsmen, was interested in Badminton. She drew inspiration from her present coach and 2001 All England Open Champion Pullela Gopichand.
I won for my country. I'm proud of being an Indian. Big thanks to my coach Gopi sir, support staff and my parents. It's a special day as it's my mom's birthday today.”
On this historic feat, the union youth affairs and Sports Minister of India, Kiren Rijiju took to Twitter to congratulate Sindhu's historic achievement. He wrote,