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Sindhu sweeps to Asian junior title

other Updated: Jul 08, 2012 00:26 IST
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PV Sindhu

Upcoming shuttler PV Sindhu became the first Indian to win the Asian U-19 badminton championships when she defeated Japan’s Okuhara Nozomi 18-21 21-17 22-20 in the final in Gimcheon, Korea, on Saturday. The 17-year-old, who hails from Hyderabad and trains alongside Saina Nehwal, had finished runner-up in the event last year in Lucknow. The towering Indian was the top seed in this tournament. She is currently ranked 25th in the world among seniors.

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