PV Sindhu the first Indian to play in an Olympic final won a silver medal in the women’s singles event at the 2016 Rio Olympics. In the final which lasted 81 mins Carolina Marin (Spain), the World No 1 beat PV Sindhu 19-21, 21-12, 21-15 on August 19, 2016. She is now also the fourth Indian to bag an individual silver medal in Olympics.