First time I saw her crying after losing a match: Sindhu’s father

It was a tough loss for Sindhu and naturally like any athlete, she was disappointed for losing, especially in the finals. Sindhu’s father P.V Ramana claimed that the Rio silver medalist was very upset and added that it was for the first time he saw her crying after the match.


PV Sindhu and Okuhara showdown in the finals was one hell of a match, it was close, fiercely fought battle that lasted for one hour and 50 minutes, the longest of the tournament, but naturally there can be only one winner, Japans Okuhara come on top 19-21, 22-20, 20-22 and Sindhu had to settle for silver.

It was a tough loss for Sindhu and naturally like any athlete, she was disappointed for losing, especially in the finals. Sindhu’s father P.V Ramana claimed that the Rio silver medalist was very upset and added that it was for the first time he saw her crying after the match.

Raman, who himself is a former volleyball player, further insisted that he was overwhelmed with the love and support that his daughter was getting from the people of India but at the same that point out that for a player a gold is gold and silver is a silver, there is no in-between.

It was the third medal for Sindhu in the World Championships. She had won bronze twice in the 2013 and 2014 editions.