Prime Minister Narendra Modi today congratulated PV Sindhu for winning the Silver medal in Rio Olympics, saying her accomplishment is historic and will be remembered for years.

He praised Sindhu for fighting it well in Badminton final in which she lost to Spain's Carolina Marin.


Abhinav Bindra in his message for Sindhu said that he wasn't as heartbroken after missing out on a medal himself as he is today.

India's only individual Olympic gold medallist tweeted:


Tendulkar, who has had inspiring messages for all the Indian athletes wrote:

Chess legend Viswanathan Anand tweeted:

India's only tennis medallist Leander Paes said that the Hyderabad girl should be proud of her achievement.

Bollywood superstar Amitabh Bachchan was also ecstatic with the shuttler's performance.

The famous Indian actor Rajinikanth also joined the chorus and wrote:

Minister of External Affairs of India, Sushma Swaraj lauded the 21-year-old by saying:




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