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Grand welcome! P V Sindhu, P Gopichand receive rousing reception in Hyderabad (See Pics)

Grand welcome! P V Sindhu, P Gopichand receive rousing reception in Hyderabad (See Pics)

India TV Sports Desk [Updated: 22 Aug 2016, 4:50 PM IST]
  • Amidst scenes of jubilation and a sense of pride, Olympics silver medallist P V Sindhu was on Monday accorded a rousing welcome on her arrival to home town and felicitated by Telangana government for her stupendous performance at Rio Games. The 21-year-old, who landed with her coach Pullela Gopichand, was received at Rajiv Gandhi International Airport by her parents P V Ramana and P Vijaya, some Telangana and Andhra Pradesh Ministers, amidst cheers from crowds.
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    Amidst scenes of jubilation and a sense of pride, Olympics silver medallist P V Sindhu was on Monday accorded a rousing welcome on her arrival to home town and felicitated by Telangana government for her stupendous performance at Rio Games. The 21-year-old, who landed with her coach Pullela Gopichand, was received at Rajiv Gandhi International Airport by her parents P V Ramana and P Vijaya, some Telangana and Andhra Pradesh Ministers, amidst cheers from crowds.

  • People line up on the streets of Hyderabad cheering P V Sindhu as she makes her way to the Gachibowli stadium.
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    People line up on the streets of Hyderabad cheering P V Sindhu as she makes her way to the Gachibowli stadium.

  • Crowds throng Hyderabad streets to cheer PV Sindhu.
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    Crowds throng Hyderabad streets to cheer PV Sindhu.

  • PV Sindhu gets open-top motorcade honour on her arrival in Hyderabad. She was felicitated by Telangana government for her stupendous performance.
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    PV Sindhu gets open-top motorcade honour on her arrival in Hyderabad. She was felicitated by Telangana government for her stupendous performance.

  • School children cheer for P.V. Sindhu during the felicitation ceremony at Gachibowli stadium in Hyderabad on Monday.
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    School children cheer for P.V. Sindhu during the felicitation ceremony at Gachibowli stadium in Hyderabad on Monday.

  • P V Sindhu flashes her silver medal during the victory parade.
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    P V Sindhu flashes her silver medal during the victory parade.

  • Sindhu's coach, Gopichand, who has now trained two Olympic medallists including Saina Nehwal, said,
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    Sindhu's coach, Gopichand, who has now trained two Olympic medallists including Saina Nehwal, said, "Hats off to women for saving our face in front of the world."

  • Sports-lovers and fans cheer for P.V. Sindhu during the victory lap at Gachibowli stadium in Hyderabad. They raised slogans such as 'P V Sindhu Pride of India'. Many of them also showered flower petals on the motorcade.
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    Sports-lovers and fans cheer for P.V. Sindhu during the victory lap at Gachibowli stadium in Hyderabad. They raised slogans such as 'P V Sindhu Pride of India'. Many of them also showered flower petals on the motorcade.

  • The Telangana government organised a gala felicitation ceremony for the ace shuttler at Gachibowli stadium in Hyderabad. Politicians and sportspersons greeted Sindhu on stage at the stadium.
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    The Telangana government organised a gala felicitation ceremony for the ace shuttler at Gachibowli stadium in Hyderabad. Politicians and sportspersons greeted Sindhu on stage at the stadium.

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