India was eyeing for Gold as Badminton Champion PV Sindhu was qualified for finals. However, she lost to Chinese Taipie's player Tai Tzu Ying who bagged gold by beating Sindhu with 21-13, 21-16. Both Tai and Sindhu created history in own ways. Tai became the Badminton player to win gold for Chinese Taipie. Similarly, Sindhu too made history by winning India's first ever silver in Badminton at Asian Games.
This is India's second medal in Badminton as earlier Saina Nehwal settled for bronze after a 17-21, 14-21 loss to world No.1 Tai Tzu in the women's singles semi-final.
Wishes have poured in for PV Sindhu for her history victory at Asian Games 2018.
Cricketer Mohammad Kaif wrote, "Many congratulations to two of our great sporting heroes- @Pvsindhu1 for the silver and @NSaina for the bronze and making us proud at the #AsianGames2018 . Best wishes always."
It is the fitst time that India has got two individual medals in Badminton.
It was Sindhu's third defeat in a big final this year, She had earlier lost the Gold at Commonwealth Games title clash to Saina Nehwal and the World Championship summit clash to Spain's Carolina Marin.
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