If India’s dismal showing in the Rio 2016 Olympics wasn’t already bothering people and leaving many hearts broken, it just got worse. Saina Nehwal lost her second group stage encounter 18-21, 19-21 to World No 61 Ukraine’s Maria Ulitina to crash out of the competition.
India experienced another set back at the Rio 2016 Olympics after the world no. 5 Saina Nehwal lost to Ukrain’s Maria Ulitina 18-21, 19-21 to crash out of the competition. Saina sent a drop shot into the net that resulted in her defeat at the Summer Games. World No.61 Ulitina caused a huge upset registering a 21-18, 21-19 win against the World No.5 and 2012 London Games bronze medalist Saina.
The pundits and experts from all around reacted on the shocking defeat of the Indian shuttler.
This wasn’t @NSaina playing. Such tragedy to come so far and be so handicapped. Waiting to hear what it was.
— Harsha Bhogle (@bhogleharsha) 14 August 2016
— Mohandas Menon (@mohanstatsman) 14 August 2016
Saina’s defeat totally unexpected. Mojo was missing. Big setback
— Cricketwallah (@cricketwallah) 14 August 2016
Saina’s ouster is very disappointing…but I’m sure that she’s 100 times more disappointed than us. Sun will rise again & she’ll shine again
— Aakash Chopra (@cricketaakash) 14 August 2016