On Thursday August 18, we announced Carolina Marin’s ranking as the number one badminton player, according to the Badminton World Federation Women’s Singles 2016. The legacy continues as “Carolina Marin gold medal” is trending all over the Internet today on August 19. Carolina Marin’s badminton performance was exceptional with her win against P.V. Sindhu. If you’re searching for “Sindhu Olympics” we have details on her place in the finals, too. Both players are amazing, so let’s dive into the details.
Badminton’s Golden Girl
In the badminton finals for the Women’s singles at the 2016 Rio Olympics, Marin faced off for team Spain against P. V. Sindhu for team India. The Spanish player had an advantage with her track record of first place wins.
Live Score Updates
During the Rio badminton game, P.V. Sindhu won the first round against Marin, with a score of 21-19. But the Spanish champion turned the game around to win the following two games with scores of 21-12 and 21-15. With another gold piece to go with her collection of medallion bling, Marin became the new Olympic women’s badminton champ, leaving Sindhu with a shiny, second-place silver.
For a glance at the Sindhu vs Marin live score, NDTV Sports has all the highlights!