Rio Olympics: PV Sindhu enters badminton final, assured a medal

August 19, 2016 14:33 IST 3 of 5
For Sindhu, who was on a giant-killing spree after dismissing two higher-ranked opponents -- Chinese Taipei's Tai Tzu Ying and World No. 2 Wang Yihan of China in the pre-quarter-final and the quarter-final respectively -- Thursday's win was also an extension of her good form. Sindhu's height and long reach gave her a lot of advantage against the pint-sized Okuhara, who also had her right thigh strapped.