PV Sindhu to play 3 tournaments in Jan 2021; TOPS clears coach, physio to travel: Sports Ministry

New Delhi: 2019 World Champion and 2016 Olympic badminton silver medalist PV Sindhu, who is a part of the Target Olympic Podium Scheme core group, will return to competitive action in January 2021 with three tournaments. The Government of India sanctioned on Friday, 18th December, her request to have her physio and fitness trainer accompany her for these three tournaments i.e. Yonex Thailand Open (January 12-17), Toyota Thailand Open (January 19-24), and the World Tour Finals in Bangkok, subject to qualification (January 27-31). The services of her physio and trainer for these three tournaments have been sanctioned at an approx cost of Rs. 8.25 Lakhs, according to a press communication from the Ministry of Youth Affairs & Sports.

She last played competitively at the All England Championships in March 2020 before the Covid-19 pandemic brought sport tournaments to a halt.

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