PV Sindhu, the World Badminton Champion stated that she couldn’t control her tears when she saw Indian Flag flying and the National Anthem playing for her victory.
She posted on her Instagram her picture with the World Championship Trophy and captioned, “I could not hold back my tears when I saw the Indian flag and heard the National anthem playing. Words can’t express my feelings about yesterday's win at the World Championship. Had been preparing for it for so long. Finally, the wait ended. It wouldn’t have been possible without the support of my Parents, my coaches ( Gopi sir and Ms Kim ) and my trainer ( mr Srikanth Verma) And most Importantly I would like to thank my sponsors and all my fans who have supported me all along. FINALLY WORLD CHAMPION 2019. #worldchampion2019 #goldmedal #basel #finallydoneit #happymoment #thankyousuchitraacademy #cannotexpressinwords #thankyoueveryoneforyoursupportandlove.”
Sindhu became the world champion by beating world No. 4 Nozomi Okuhara in the straight sets 21-7, 21-7.