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Country’s star shuttler PV Sindhu has pulled out of the World Badminton Championship. The reason is ankle injury. She was injured in the quarter-final match of the Commonwealth Games. But, the Indian player continued to play despite the pain. Now that injury has become serious. In such a situation, Sindhu has decided to withdraw from the championship for recovery. The 28-year-old shuttler announced her withdrawal from the championship in a social post on Saturday. The World Badminton Championships will begin on August 21. This world-class competition will run till August 28.
Read what Sindhu wrote in her post-
won the gold by defeating Michelle
PV Sindhu defeated Canada’s Michelle Lee 21-15, 21-13 in the final of the Commonwealth Games. She won her first gold in the CWG women’s singles event. She lost the final of the 2018 season. She was defeated by another Indian star Saina Nehwal. However, that season Sindhu won gold in the mixed team event.
Sindhu has won 5 medals in the World Championship
Indian star PV Sindhu has a stellar record in the World Badminton Championships. She has won 5 medals in this tournament so far. However, she could not get a medal in this event held in Spain last year. She has won gold medal in 2019. He has also won two silvers and two bronzes.