As I’m about to win a CWG gold medal for India. Unfortunately, I have to withdraw from the world championships. I felt pain and there was a fear of injury in the CWG quarterfinals, but with the help of my coach, my physio and my trainer, I decided to push as far as I could. possible,” Sindhu said in the statement.
Indian star PV Sindhu withdrew from the upcoming BWF World Championships on Saturday due to a stress fracture in his left foot. In a statement she shared on Twitter, the two-time Olympic medalist confirmed she will miss the 2022 World Championships.
— Pvsindhu (@Pvsindhu1) August 13, 2022
Sindhu won the gold medal at the World Championships in 2019, as well as two silver and two bronze medals. “As I am on the verge of winning a CWG gold medal for India. Unfortunately, I have to withdraw from the world championships. I felt pain and there was fear of injury during of the CWG quarterfinals, but with the help of my trainer, physio and trainer, I decided to push as far as possible,” Sindhu said in the statement.
“The pain was unbearable during and after the final so I rushed for an MRI as soon as I got back to Hyderabad. The doctors confirmed a stress fracture in my left foot and recommended a few weeks rest. training in a few weeks. Thank you all for your support and love,” she added. The world championships will be held in Tokyo from August 21-28.
Sindhu won the women’s singles gold medal at the recently concluded Commonwealth Games and revealed she performed through pain during the multi-sport extravaganza. Sindhu added a CWG singles gold medal to her wide array of medals with a convincing two-game win over Canadian Michelle Li.
India’s world number seven outscored their 13th-ranked opponent 21-15 21-13 in front of a packed crowd at the NEC Arena in Birmingham. It was Sindhu’s second Commonwealth Games gold, having won the yellow metal in 2018 in the mixed team event. She also has a silver and a bronze in women’s singles from the 2018 and 2014 editions respectively.
Sindhu, 27, also has two Olympic medals. She won silver in women’s singles in 2016 and followed that up with a bronze in Tokyo last year.
First post: STI