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India Cheers First Woman to Win Silver Medal

New Delhi: Good news for Indian people, because India swelled with pride on Saturday 20 August after badminton champion P.V. Sindhu became the first woman in the country´s history to win an Olympic silver medal.

The shuttler was unable to strike gold but clinched the silver with her aggressive defence as she forced world number one, Carolina Marin of Spain, to three games in the women´s singles final on Friday.

India Cheers First Woman to Win Silver Medal

As per Indian newspaper front pages on Saturday led with her historic win, hailing jsut 21-years old youngster player for boosting the country´s Olympic tally which earlier stood at a single medal, female wrestler Sakshi Malik´s bronze.