Double Olympic medallist PV Sindhu, who was first elected into the committee in 2017, is the one athlete to be standing for re-election and is joined by Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games ladies’s doubles gold medallist Greysia Polii. Sindhu was elected into the fee for the primary time in 2017. (Reuters Photo)HIGHLIGHTSSindhu is certainly one of 9 candidates competing for six positionsThe elections will probably be held in the course of the World Championships on December 17Sindhu received bronze on the Tokyo OlympicsIndia’s two-time Olympic medallist PV Sindhu will probably be standing for re-election into the the Badminton World Federation’s (BWF) Athletes’ Commission. The election will probably be held in the course of the World Championships in Spain on December 17.
Reigning world champion Sindhu, who’s at the moment taking part in on the Indonesia Open Super 1000 occasion in Bali, is among the 9 candidates nominated for six positions.”The elections for the Athletes’ Commission (2021- 2025) will take place on Friday 17 December 2021 alongside the TotalEnergies BWF World Champion ships 2021, Huelva, Spain,” the sport’s governing physique stated in a launch.”…Sindhu is the only current Athletes’ Commission member standing for re-election. She was first elected in 2017 and is one of six women representatives running this cycle.”Sindhu will probably be joined by Indonesia’s ladies’s doubles participant Greysia Polii, who received the gold medal at Tokyo Olympics.”I would like to assist my fellow players to achieve their dreams and help them out with their requests around competing on the international circuit,” stated Polii.Scotland’s Adam Hall, Egypt’s Hadia Hosny, Iris Wang of USA, Korea’s Kim Soyeong, Netherland’s Robin Tabeling, Soraya Aghaeihajiagha of Iran and China’s Zheng Si Wei are the opposite nominated athletes.The Chair of the Athletes’ Commission is elected by the brand new Athletes’ Commission and that individual turns into a BWF Council Member after the vetting course of required underneath the BWF structure. In May, Sindhu was additionally named athlete ambassador for the International Olympic Committee’s ‘Believe in Sports’ marketing campaign.Click right here for IndiaToday.in’s full protection of the coronavirus pandemic.