With a striking win against Japan’s Nozomi Okuhara in the BWF World Championships 2019 Finals in Switzerland, ace Indian shuttler PV Sindhu Targets Olympics Gold at Tokyo. The countdown for the Tokyo 2020 Olympics has already begun, and Sindhu is all set to mark a prominent victory in the glorious event. However, so far in the preceding year, Sindhu struggled to perform in the super series event, managed to secure only the World Championship title.
In the 2016 Olympics, Sindhu exhibited an outstanding performance displaying a tough campaign against Spain’s strong contender, Carolin Marin. Now the 24-year-old shuttler is committed to make a strong comeback at the prestigious quadrennial event and turn the silver medal into gold, she bagged in the Rio Olympics 2016.
Recently in an event, Sindhu was facilitated by the Kerala government, where she spoke to the reporters “Right now, my focus is on the 2020 Olympics Games and my main aim is to work hard and give my best in Tokyo Olympics. My ultimate aim is to achieve the gold medal. I know it’s not going to be easy and I need to work hard.”
She also said “The All England is a prestigious tournament. Each and every tournament is important, but the Olympics is the most important and World Championship comes after that. All England is also on my radar as are some of the other super series titles,”
“Unpredictability is my strength. I feel it is a good thing. It depends on the day, the shuttle, surroundings, drift, etc. But I never felt bad about my early-round losses. Despite first-round defeats, the belief that I will play well in the next tournament is very strong. The World Championships is a very happy moment.” She replied in an optimistic manner.
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Recognized as one of the top shuttler’s in the world, there are certain areas where Sindhu needs to concentrate and improvise to seal the top spot in the Olympics games. When asked about her strengths she stressed fitness and patience as the top two areas.
She replied “After the world championship, a lot of people have been telling me about some aspects of my game. I am working on them. I am working on patience and fitness. All other aspects of my game are good. The most important thing is to play the right stroke at the right time.”
The Tokyo Olympics 2020 Summer Olympics event is scheduled to begin from 24th July and the badminton discipline will be played from 25th July to 3rd August at Musashino Forest Sports Plaza. There will be a total of 5 events (2 men, 2 women, 1 mixed), where 172 competitors will compete against each other.