Tokyo Olympics: With no tournaments available, PV Sindhu creates match situations in build-up to Games

Tokyo Olympics: With no tournaments available, PV Sindhu creates match situations in build-up to Games
Tokyo Olympics: With no tournaments available, PV Sindhu creates match situations in build-up to Games

Tokyo Olympics: With no tournaments available, PV Sindhu creates match situations in build-up to Games:The lack of competitions before the Olympics is a major concern for Indian shuttlers but not so much for PV Sindhu, who trusts her Korean coach Park Tae Sang to create match situations for her in training itself.

Owing to the raging COVID-19 pandemic, the Badminton World Federation(BWF) has been forced to cancel the remaining three Olympic qualifiers in India, Malaysia and Singapore. These were to be the last set of events before the Tokyo Games in July-August.

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Asked if cancellations will affect her preparations, Sindhu said: “Well, we were thinking that Singapore will be the last event before Olympics but now we don’t have another option, so I am playing matches against different players and my coach Park is trying to create match situations for me in training.

“Different players have different styles like Tai Tzu (Ying) or Ratchanok (Intanon) have different styles of play but Park is there to guide me, to prepare me for it,” Sindhu told PTI.