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PV Sindhu Too Joins ‘Politics’
Rio Olympics silver-medalist and world number two in Badminton PV Sindhu is also trying her luck in entering into the administration of World Federation Athletes Commission. Interestingly, she filed nomination papers for the post of a member in the commission.
The Commission is the highest decision making body in promoting badminton in the world.
Sindhu will be among the nine shuttlers vying for a position in the Badminton World Federation’s Athletes Commission. The other Indian in fray for the four slots is male shuttler Nikhar Garg. The nominations closed on March 27 with six men and three women standing for the BWF Athletes’ Commission elections.
Apart from Sindhu, the list also comprises two former world No 1s in men’s doubles and a former European men’s singles champion. The others in fray are Lithuania’s Akville Stapusaityte, Ugandan Edwin Ekiring, Malaysian Koo Kien Keat, Scotland’s Kirsty Gilmour, Mexico’s Luis Ramon Garrido Esquivel, German Marc Zwiebler and Korea’s Yoo Yeon Seong.
For the first time, voting by email will take place and this starts on April 26 and ends on May 24 – the date on which players attending the Sudirman Cup in Gold Coast will be able to vote in person at the stadium.