PV Sindhu has had to withdraw from the World Championships to be held in Tokyo this month due to an injury sustained during her journey to the CWG 2022 title.
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India’s most successful badminton player PV Sindhu The times have been sour and sweet for the time being. The legendary shuttler had hoisted the Indian tricolor tallest at the Birmingham Commonwealth Games on 8 August. For the first time in the CWG, Sindhu completed a hat-trick of medals by winning the women’s singles gold medal. To win this gold, Sindhu did not let the injury get in the way and became the champion by showing a belligerent style. However, now due to this injury, she will be out of court for some time. Sindhu has now given an update on her injury.
Sindhu pulls out of World Championship
This gold medal gave him and the whole country unlimited happiness, but he had to pay a heavy price for this success and this happiness in the form of World Championship. Sindhu informed on Saturday 13 August that she has to withdraw from the World Championships to be held this month due to an injury sustained during the Birmingham Games. Sindhu had won the women’s singles gold in Birmingham, but suffered an injury in the quarter-finals before the final match. Despite this, Sindhu did not give up and battling with pain, played the final and won the gold.
Happiness of winning gold, then disappointed
In a statement, Sindhu informed about her injury and said that as much as she is happy to win a gold medal for the country in the CWG, she is as much disappointed as her withdrawal from the World Championships. Sindhu said in her statement,
“During the quarter-finals at CWG, I felt pain and was at risk of injury, but with the help of my coach, physio and trainer, I tried to build up as much as I could.
— Pvsindhu (@Pvsindhu1) August 13, 2022
So when will Sindhu return?
The CWG champion revealed that he has a stress fracture on his left leg. Sindhu also told that how long she will be out of the field and when will she be able to start training. Indian veteran said, “The pain became unbearable during and after the final. So as soon as I returned to Hyderabad, I went for MRI. The doctors told me that I have a stress fracture on my left leg and advised me to rest for a few weeks. I can return to training in the next few weeks. Thank you for all your support and love.”
Sindhu’s father PV Ramanna told English sports magazine Sportstar that Sindhu will be on a break of about a month and is currently aiming to make a comeback in the competition with the Denmark Open in mid-October.