Bhubaneswar, Aug 3 : Ace Indian badminton player PV Sindhu has appreciated the sand art created by renowned artist Sudarsan Pattnaik on the Puri beach after the Hyderabadi clinched a bronze medal at the Tokyo Olympics to add to her silver at the 2016 Rio Olympic Games.
Soon after Sindhu defeated China’s He Bingjiao 21-13, 21-15 at the Musashino Forest Sports Plaza to add a second medal to India’s tally at the Games, Pattnaik posted a picture of his art on social media with the message, “Congratulates @Pvsindhu1 ji for winning the #Bronze Medal in #Tokyo2020 #PrideofIndia #PVSindhu.My SandArt at Puri Beach in Odisha.”
Sindhu appreciated the piece of art, tweeting, “Wow, love this piece of work! @sudarsansand (folded hands).”
The reigning world champion is only the second Indian after wrestler Sushil Kumar and India’s first woman to win two Olympic medals.
Sudarsan has also created a sand art to appreciate the Indian women’s hockey team’s entry into the Olympics semifinal for the first time.