Ace Indian Shuttler and Olympic silver medalist PV Sindhu won her maiden world championship as she defeated Japan’s Nozomi Okuhara (21-7, 21-7) in the finals of the World badminton championship at Basel, Switzerland on Sunday.

PV Sindhu who had earlier clinched silver in the last two editions of the championship, clinched gold this time as she became India’s first World Champion in Badminton.

Sindhu, who was dominant right from the beginning, never let the lead go away from her as she finished the first set with a huge lead of 14 points.

In the second set, which was the game-deciding set, she continued her dominance as she dominated Okuhara and won the set by a margin of 14 points, clinching the world title.

Anurag Mallick

A sports enthusiast, Anurag Mallick is currently working with Newsmeter as a reporter. He is a mass communication graduate from Loyola Academy. He is also a budding presenter and loves talking in front of the camera. His future aim is to discuss cricket professionally. He has earlier interned with a YouTube Channel, "Hind ki Pukaar" where he spoke on various topics infront of the camera. He has also interned with "WrytIn", a content writing platform, where he wrote articles on sports & entertainment. "Lights, Camera, Cricket" is what sums him up. He also loves playing cricket and other sports like Badminton & Volleyball.

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