Indian Shuttler P V Sindhu has clinched the $120,000 Malaysia Masters Grand Prix Gold title by defeating Scotland’s Kristy Gilmour by 21-15 21-9 in a 32-minute clash.
- The tournament was held at the SPICE Indoor Stadium in Penang, Malaysia from 19–24 January 2016.
- This is her second Malaysia Masters Grand Prix Gold title. Earlier she won it in 2013.
Final Medal Tally
|Men’s Singles||Lee Chong Wei (Malaysia)|
|Women’s Singles||P. V. Sindhu (India)|
|Men’s doubles||Kevin Sanjaya Sukamuljo (Indonesia) & Markus Fernaldi Gideon (Indonesia)|
|Women’s doubles||Ayaka Takahashi (Japan) & Misaki Matsutomo (Japan)|
|Mixed doubles||Zheng Siwei (China) & Li Yinhui (China)|
About PV Sindhu
1995 born Pusarla Venkata Sindhu is an Indian badminton player. She trains at Hyderabad’s Gopichand Badminton Academy and is supported by Olympic Gold Quest (not-for-profit foundation that identifies and supports Indian athletes).
- In 2013, Sindhu became the first Indian woman to win a medal in singles at the World Championships (India’s first singles medal since Prakash Padukone won bronze in 1983).
2015 – Padma Shri
2014 – FICCI Breakthrough Sportsperson of the Year
2014 – NDTV Indian of the Year 2014