'Not just ice cream...': PV Sindhu reveals other plans after winning bronze medal at Tokyo Olympics

WION Web Team
New Delhi, India Published: Aug 02, 2021, 01:24 PM(IST)

Tokyo Olympics: PV Sindhu Photograph:( Twitter )

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Amid the buzz over her extraordinary achievement, Sindhu has been making headlines for her plans of eating ice cream.

Star shuttler PV Sindhu, who ended her Tokyo Olympics campaign with an emphatic finish in badminton women singles event by bagging a coveted bronze medal, opened up about her journey at the Games. In an exclusive chat with WION, Sindhu spoke on a range of topics. 

In the bronze-medal match, PV Sindhu defeated China's He Bing jiao 21-13, 21-15 to add a bronze to Rio 2016 silver. With the win, she became the first Indian woman athlete to win two individual Olympic medals, and second Indian after wrestler Sushil Kumar. 

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Amid the buzz over her extraordinary achievement, Sindhu has been making headlines for her plans of eating ice cream. Recently, her father PV Ramana spoke to ANI and apprised them of Sindhu's plans to eat ice cream with Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi. 

Well, Sindhu said that it's not just ice cream, she wishes to do a lot more. "Not just ice cream, I want to do a lot more. I want to spend time with my family. Maybe go on a holiday. And just relax for a while," said Sindhu in an exclusive chat with WION's Digvijay Singh Deo. 

Watch her exclusive interview here:

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The reference to ice cream came in limelight, as on July 13th, PM Modi had interacted with PV Sindhu and her parents virtually over preparation for Tokyo Olympics and asked them about the shuttler's diet. He also asked whether Sindhu was allowed to have what she wanted to eat including her favourite ice cream. 

When Sindhu said that she has to control her diet, keeping in mind the preparation, PM Modi promised that he would eat ice cream with the athlete after her competition concluded. 

Watch PM Modi's interaction with Sindhu and her parents:

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Not just Sindhu, recently, India's star weightlifter Mirabai Chanu, who won a silver medal at Tokyo Olympics, was heard in one of the media interviews that she wishes to eat pizza and that too 'a lot of it'. 

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