Saina creates history at the Olympics
Published On: August 3, 2012 | Duration: 17 min, 12 sec
Saina Nehwal became the first Indian to reach the semi-finals in the badminton event at the Olympics.
My medal is a present to Gopi Sir as he made it come true: Saina Nehwal
NDTV spoke exclusively to Olympic bronze medallist Saina Nehwal and the man who can take nearly as much credit for her win in London - coach and mentor Pullela Gopichand.
Have sacrificed too much for this medal: Saina Nehwal
Saina tells NDTV that she has sacrificed a lot to excel in the Olympics, expresses her joy and says she has always believed that she can be the best player in the world.
We were sure of her win: Saina's father to NDTV
Saina Nehwal's father Harvir Nehwal tells NDTV that he was sure of his daughter's win against world number 2 Xin Wang as she knew her game and strategy well.
London 2012 Badminton: Saina Nehwal gets bronze as Xin Wang withdraws
Saina Nehwal took the Olympic women's singles badminton bronze in rather disappointing circumstances as her Chinese opponent Xin Wang withdrew with injury. The Chinese was leading Saina 21-18, 1-0 before a knee injury forced her retirement.