Sindhu accorded warm welcome on arrival in Delhi


New Delhi, Aug 3 (IANS) Indian badminton ace PV Sindhu, who won a bronze at the Tokyo Olympic Games, arrived at the Indira Gandhi International Airport on Tuesday and was accorded a roaring welcome.

Hundreds of fans poured in and gave Sindhu a befitting welcome with drums and dhols.

Sindhu had created history by becoming the first Indian women to win two Olympic medals for the country.

Delhi: Double Olympic medallist PV Sindhu returns home to grand welcome at the Delhi airport on Tuesday, August 03, 2021.(Photo: Wasim Sarvar/IANS)

The government of Andhra Pradesh has announced to reward of Rs 30 lakh for the ace shuttler who had also won silver at the 2016 Rio Olympics.

“I am very happy and excited, lot of people are congratulating me. I feel thankful to the Badminton Association and to everyone for their immense love and support,” said Sindhu on her arrival.