Photos: Rio Olympics silver medallist PV Sindhu honoured in Hyderabad

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Hyderabad, Aug 22: Only Indian woman to win a silver medal at Olympic Games, PV Sindhu is finally back home from Rio de Janeiro after scripting history. [Sindhu returns home to a grand welcome in Hyderabad]

Sindhu, 21, bettered Saina Nehwal's London Olympics 2012 performance this year at Rio. Saina had bagged the bronze medal in 2012 in the Women's singles badminton category.

Now as the greatest sporting extravaganza is finally over, India's new found superstar is back home. She reached Hyderabad today (August 22) morning along with her coach and Indian badminton legend Pullela Gopichand.

Sindhu and Gopichand were honoured at the Gachibowli staidum as a mark of respect for the ace shuttler.

Here are the photos from Sindhu's felicitation function in Hyderabad:

Sindhu kisses her silver medal

Sindhu kisses her silver medal in Hyderabad on Monday (August 22) as she celebrates her Olympic success.

Sindhu waves at her fans

Sindhu waves at her fans on reaching Hyderabad. Thousands of fans lined up to see her.

Pullela Gopichand (centre) and PV Sindhu

Pullela Gopichand and PV Sindhu stands on the Rooftop bus.

The open-top bus carrying PV Sindhu and Pullela Gopichand

The open-top bus carrying PV Sindhu and Pullela Gopichand during Sindhu's felicitation.

PV Sindhu surrounded by journalists

PV Sindhu surrounded by journalists and other delegates.

Pullela Gopichand and PV Sindhu on open-top bus

Pullela Gopichand holds the Indian flag as he stands alongside Sindhu on the open-top bus.

Fans gather to take a glimpse of PV Sindhu

Fans gather to take a glimpse of Sindhu as she lands in Hyderabad.

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