BWF WORLD TOUR 2018

BWF WORLD TOUR 2018

Question: Who won the prestigious BWF World Tour 2018?
(a) Nozomi Okohura
(b) Ling Dang
(c) P V Sindhu
(d) Saina Nehwal
Answer: (c)
Related facts:

  • Indian Badminton star P V Sindhu scripts history by winning the prestigious BWF (Badminton World Federation) women finals 2018 at Guangzhou, China. She won the finals by defeating Nozomi Okohura in a straight sets win of 21-19, 21-17.
  • She became the first Indian to win this championship ever. She was Runners Up of this event last year.
  • Sindhu ranked world no. 3 is the only Indian woman to win Silver in Rio Olympics losing to Carolina Marin. She had also won silvers at the Commonwealth Games, Asian Games and World Championships this year.
  • She was honoured with India’s fourth highest civilian honor, Padma Shri in 2015 as well as conferred prestigious Arjuna Award and Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna award in year 2013.

Links:
http://www.newsonair.com/Main-News-Details.aspx?id=35662
https://sports.ndtv.com/badminton/pv-sindhu-scripts-history-becomes-1st-indian-to-win-bwf-world-tour-finals-1963332
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/P._V._Sindhu

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