PV Sindhu has become India’s latest hope to win an Olympic medal at the Rio 2016 games, something the country is yet to have done. The 21-year-old badminton player upset China’s Wang Yihan – currently ranked world number two – on Tuesday.
Wang, 28, was favoured to win having won silver at the 2012 London Olympics. Many on social media praised her achievement and voiced their hope for her to win a medal.(BBC,2016)