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Malaysia Masters Grand Prix Gold title bagged by P V Sindhu

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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.

Malaysia Masters Grand Prix Gold title bagged by P V SindhuFinal Medal Tally

Category Winner
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).

Awards:
2015 – Padma Shri
2014 – FICCI Breakthrough Sportsperson of the Year
2014 – NDTV Indian of the Year 2014