Winning medal at Olympics is dream come true: PV Sindhu
Hyderabad: PV Sindhu, who had sealed Silver at the Olympics 2016 event, attributed her grand success and motivation behind this to her parents who according to her were supportive all through this spectacular journey.
Sindhu, who reached home early in the day, held a press conference at the Gopichand Badminton Academy.
What Sindhu said?
• I would like to thank my parents for their support and motivation
• It was my dream to win medal in Olympics event
• I'm really happy that my dream has come true
• We really worked hard two months before Olympics
• We didn’t have any tournaments to play and hence it was necessary to focus on our practice
• Female athletes have been performing well for the past few Olympics
What her coach Pulela Gopichand said?
• I am happy for Srikanth Kidambi for giving his best and Sindhu for the way she has fought
• Winning an Olympic medal is always tough
• We need to understand that it not always necessary to get results in the way we desire
• PV Sindhu tried and achieved it
• We've a motivated group of gems who will push each other positively
• We hope to win Gold in the 2020 Olympics
Meanwhile, Sindhu arrived her home city to a rousing welcome. Accompanied by her coach Gopichand, she travelled across the city roads in a special open double-decker city bus made available by BEST, Mumbai.