Nozomi Okuhara: Current Affairs, GK & News - 2020-2021

BWF World Championships 2019:  PV Sindhu became 1st Indian to win gold

Published: August 26, 2019

PV Sindhu became 1st Indian to win a Badminton World Championships gold by beating familiar rival Nozomi Okuhara of Japan. Sindhu  crushed Okuhara with  21-7, 21-7 in just 38 minutes in a one-sided final held at St. Jakobshalle in Basel, Switzerland. Sindhu’s gold is second medal that India won at BWF World Championships in 2019 ..

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PV Sindhu becomes first Indian to lift Badminton World Federation World Tour Finals title

Published: December 17, 2018

Rio Olympics Silver medallist PV Sindhu became the first Indian to lift the Badminton World Federation (BWF) World Tour Finals title at Guangzhou, China. In the summit clash, Sindhu defeated Japanese Nozomi Okuhara, in straight games, 21-19, 21-17 to claim the top honours of the season-ending event and her first title of the year. With ..

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Japan clinchs the 2018 Uber Cup, the Women’s World Badminton Championship

Published: May 27, 2018

Japanese women’s badminton team has clinched the Uber Cup for the first time since 1981 when they defeated hosts Thailand 3-0 at the IMPACT Stadium on May 26, 2018. Ranked two in world singles, Akane Yamaguchi began Japan’s title got off to a flying start as she beat World No. 4 Ratchanok Intanon 21-15, 21-19. ..

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Zhang Beiwen wins 4th edition of India Open Badminton tournament 2018

Published: February 6, 2018

Zhang Beiwen, a professional badminton player from America, has won the 4th edition of India Open Badminton tournament 2018 in New Delhi on February 4, 2018. In the final, she defeated Olympics and World Championships Silver medalist PV Sindhu by 21–18, 11–21, 22–20 at Siri Fort Indoor Stadium. It was the fifth meeting between Sindhu ..

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PV Sindhu wins silver at 2017 women’s singles Dubai World Badminton Superseries tournament

Published: December 18, 2017

Olympic silver medalist P V Sindhu has won silver medal at the 2017 women’s singles Dubai World Badminton Super Series tournament. She suffered a heart-wrenching defeat against World No. 2 Akane Yamaguchi of Japan to finish as runner-up at the final of Super Series on December 17, 2017. Sindhu had won two super series titles ..

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