Pride of 2016 – PV Sindhu

Rio de Janeiro: India's Pusarla V Sindhu poses with her silver medal after her match with Spain's Carolina Marin in women's Singles final at the 2016 Summer Olympics at Rio de Janeiro in Brazil on Friday. PTI Photo by Atul Yadav (PTI8_19_2016_000286b)

PV Sindhu made the entire nation hold it’s breath when she beat world number 2, Wang Yihan, to enter the semifinals at the 2016 Olympic Games at Rio. She made history by becoming the first and youngest Indian woman to win a silver.