India’s PV Sindhu was part of, and in which she could not cross the last hurdle, Sunday’s final was perhaps her worst, losing 19-21 10-21 in a 45-minute duel to give the screaming Carolina Marin of Spain her third World Championships title in Nanjing, China.
It makes Sindhu only Indian to have four world championships podium finishes. Earlier she had won two bronze medals at 2013 (Guangzhou… and 2014 (Copenhagen) editions.
World Championships 2018 Winners
Men’s singles Winner
Kento Momota of Japan won the title (gold medal) with 21-13, 21-11 victory over China’s Shi Yuqi. With this victory, he became the first Japanese man to win the Championships.
Women’s singles Winner
Olympic champion Carolina Marin of Spain won this title by defeating India’s P V Sindhu by 19-21 10-21 score.. With this victory, Marin became the first woman shuttler to win the world championships thrice. She had earlier won the title in 2014 (Copenhagen) and 2015 (Jakarta).
Men’s doubles Winner
Chinese pair of Li Junhui and Liu Yuchen won the title by defeating Japanese pair of Takeshi Kamura and Keigo Sonoda
Women’s doubles Winner
Japanese pair of Mayu Matsumoto and Wakana Nagahara won the title by defeating another Japanese pair of Yuki Fukushima and Sayaka Hirota.
Mixed doubles Winner
Chinese pair of Zheng Siwei and Huang Yaqiong won the title by defeating another Chinese pair of Wang Yilü and Huang Dongping.