Saina Nehwal begins training, to join camp at after couple of weeks

First Published 9, Aug 2020, 4:30 PM

Sports persons Saina Nehwal, PV Sindhu, Srikanth Kidambi, Ashwini Ponnappa, Sai Praneeth, Chirag Shetty, Satwiksairaj Rankireddy and N Sikki Reddy, have been allowed by the SAI to resume training at the Pullela Gopichand Academy.

 

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Saina Nehwal has resumed training at a separate facility in Hyderabad after the coronavirus-induced break.</p>


Saina Nehwal has resumed training at a separate facility in Hyderabad after the coronavirus-induced break.

<p>The London Olympics bronze-medallist is likely to join the national camp at the SAI Pullela Gopichand Academy in a couple of weeks.<br />
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The London Olympics bronze-medallist is likely to join the national camp at the SAI Pullela Gopichand Academy in a couple of weeks.
 

<p>Saina is one of the eight Olympic hopefuls who have been allowed by the Sports Authority of India (SAI) to resume training at the SAI Pullela Gopichand Academy from August 7 following the Telangana government's approval on August 1.</p>

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Saina is one of the eight Olympic hopefuls who have been allowed by the Sports Authority of India (SAI) to resume training at the SAI Pullela Gopichand Academy from August 7 following the Telangana government's approval on August 1.

 

<p>However, the former world No.1 has, for the time being, decided to train with shuttler husband Parupalli Kashyap and 2014 Commonwealth Games bronze medallist RMV Gurusaidutt at a different centre near the Gopichand academy.<br />
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However, the former world No.1 has, for the time being, decided to train with shuttler husband Parupalli Kashyap and 2014 Commonwealth Games bronze medallist RMV Gurusaidutt at a different centre near the Gopichand academy.
 

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Kashyap, a former Commonwealth Games champion, said Saina will probably start training at the Pullela Gopichand Academy in a couple of weeks.</p>


Kashyap, a former Commonwealth Games champion, said Saina will probably start training at the Pullela Gopichand Academy in a couple of weeks.

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<p>He added that Saina has sought the permission of Gopichand sir and discussed it with new Indonesian coach Agus Dwi Santoso.</p>


 

He added that Saina has sought the permission of Gopichand sir and discussed it with new Indonesian coach Agus Dwi Santoso.

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