Two-time Olympic medallist shuttler PV Sindhu has been appointed as a member of the Badminton World Federation’s Athletes Commission unless 2025.
PV Sindhu. (Source: Twitter)
India’s two-time Olympic medallist shuttler PV Sindhu became as soon as on Monday appointed as a member of the Badminton World Federation’s (BWF) Athletes’ Commission. The 26-year-worn former world champion became as soon as named alongside 5 others who will help as contributors till 2025.
“BWF is joyful to instruct the six contributors of the BWF Athletes’ Commission 2021-2025: Iris Wang (USA), Robin Tabeling (NED), Greysia Polii (INA), Kim Soyeong (KOR), Pusarla V Sindhu (IND), Zheng Si Wei (CHN),” the BWF said in a press launch.
2021 marks one of the uncommon moments when #PVSindhu didn’t acquire an Olympics / World Championship Medal.
But everybody is conscious of what a Champion she is & the express might per chance well well be restored in 2022.
Olympics & WC attain no longer occur within the identical year. This year’s Olympics is believed to be as 2020*) pic.twitter.com/g4QT9pQzkG
— IndiaSportsHub (@IndiaSportsHub) December 17, 2021
The Chair and Deputy Chair will seemingly be made up our minds amongst the six contributors. “The novel Commission will meet soon and reach to a probability the Chair and Deputy Chair of the Commission amongst the six contributors. The Chair of the BWF Athletes’ Commission, following a vetting project as required for all Council contributors, will change correct into a member of Council unless the subsequent elections in 2025,” the BWF added.
Sindhu, who won the silver medal on the Rio Olympics in 2016, created history by bagging the bronze medal within the Tokyo Video games earlier this year. At the prestigious world championships, Sindhu has won two silvers, moreover two bronze and the coveted gold in 2019.