Sakshi….Sindhu…. Dono ko Salaam! pic.twitter.com/RFhfUkUpsS What a player !! @Pvsindhu1 I'm waiting for you to join me in the club. You have no idea how lonely it's been !!!
Lauding the 21-year-old, PM Modi tweeted:
Bollywood actor Shah Rukh Khan was also quick to say:
Tennis player Sania Mirza, who missed out on a bronze medal in mixed doubles, expressed her pride by saying:
Former Indian cricket captain Kapil Dev was rather dramatic about his appaluse. He tweeted:
India's only individual gold medal winner at Olympics, Abhinav Bindra made a funny and sweet tweet, saying:
Sindhu, ranked 10th in the world, went one better than her senior Saina Nehwal, bronze medal winner in London four years ago, by becoming the first ever Indian to enter the summit clash in the shuttle game in the quadrennial sports spectacle.
Sakshi….Sindhu…. Dono ko Salaam! pic.twitter.com/RFhfUkUpsS— Shah Rukh Khan (@iamsrk) August 18, 2016
What a player !! @Pvsindhu1 I'm waiting for you to join me in the club. You have no idea how lonely it's been !!!— Abhinav Bindra (@Abhinav_Bindra) August 18, 2016