As predicted badminton camp cancelled, groups introduced | Badminton Information

HYDERABAD: As predicted by TOI, the nationwide camp for the Thomas and Uber Cup has been cancelled. The camp with 26 gamers was scheduled to start on September 7 however didn’t start earlier than it was known as off on September 10.
With high gamers not keen to adjust to a few normal working procedures (SOPs) prescribed by Sports activities Authority of India (SAI), the Badminton Affiliation of India (BAI) was pressured to cancel the camp.
As per the SOPs all of the gamers chosen for the camp have to remain on the academy and mustn’t break the bio-bubble. Nonetheless, star shuttlers are reluctant to remain on the web site of the camp and wish to come to the academy from their houses.
For six days BAI and SAI held talks on this situation however the impasse remained. SAI was insisting that every one the sportspersons and sports activities our bodies throughout the nation should observe the SOPs issued to cope with the scenario. The boxing federation had already performed a camp following the SOPs and all of the pugilists stayed on the identical complicated.
BAI basic secretary Ajay Singhania stated, “After a variety of deliberations and multi-level conferences with all stakeholders together with Sports activities Authority of India, we’ve determined to cancel the camp. With the SOP carried out and quarantine procedures adopted, there is not going to be sufficient time to conduct a camp and therefore it was a choice taken in session with the 5 selectors and the Nationwide Coach. We have now additionally chosen a staff that will probably be representing India on the Thomas & Uber Cup in addition to the opposite two tournaments to be performed in Denmark,” stated Badminton Affiliation of India (BAI) basic secretary Ajay Singhania.
The Thomas and Uber Cup can be held in Aarhus, Denmark from October three to 11. BAI was supposed to pick the squad on September 17 however needed to advance the choice and introduced a 20-member squad on September 10.
The groups for the Denmark Open (Oct 13-18) and Denmark Masters (Oct 20-25) have additionally been introduced.
Thomas Cup:Kidambi Srikanth, Parupalli Kashyap, Lakshya Sen, Subhankar Dey, Siril Verma, Manu Attri, Sumeeth Reddy, MR Arjun, Dhruv Kapila and Krishna Prasad Garaga.
Uber Cup:PV Sindhu, Saina Nehwal, Aakarshi Kashyap, Malvika Bansod, Ashwini Ponnappa, Sikki Reddy, Pooja Dandu, Sanjana Santosh, Poorvisha Ram and Jakkampudi Meghana.
Denmark Open and Masters: PV Sindhu, Kidambi Srikanth, Lakshya Sen, Saina Nehwal, Ashwini Ponnappa and Sikki Reddy.

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