Asian Games 2018: Saina Nehwal won bronze medal In the women’s singles Badminton
On the ninth day of Asian Games, India’s first medal in the form of bronze In the women’s singles semifinal of Badminton. Saina Nehwal had to face defeat. She defeated by Chinese Taipei’s World No.1 player 21-17, 21-14 in the semifinal to finish the match. Along with this, world number-10 Saina had to be satisfied with Bronze Medal. This is Saina’s tenth consecutive loss against Tai Zhu Ying. In addition, India got the first individual medal in women’s badminton in Asian Games.
So far, in the 18th Asian Games, India has a total of 37 medals, 7 gold, 10 silver and 20 bronze medals, with 9th position in the medal table. Saina lost the first game 21-17, while in the second game, she returned, but world number one player earned consecutive points and won 21-14 and entered the finals. This is the first time that India has got a medal in the women’s singles event of Asian Games badminton tournament. India never won the medal in the women’s singles before. Talking about the record, last time Syed Modi won the Bronze Medal in Badminton Individual Event.