BWF World Championships: PV Sindhu pulls out because of an injury

Xtra Time Web Desk: India’s ace shuttler PV Sindhu has pulled out of the BWF World Championship 2022 due to an injury. The 27-year-old badminton star suffered the injury during the recently concluded Commonwealth Games in Birmingham. She suffered a stress fracture on her left foot. Despite her injury Sindhu went on to win her maiden gold at CWG 2022.

The Commonwealth Games Gold medallist shared a statement on her official Twitter handle:

Sindhu got injured during her quarterfinal match against Malaysia’s Goh Jin Wei where she lost the first game and came back to win the next two games to enter the semi-finals. The World No.7 then defeated Singapore’s Yeo Jia Min and Canada’s Michelle Li in straight games in the semi-final and final to bag the gold medal.

Sindhu is the most successful Indian in the World Championships, having won five medals, that includes a gold in 2019, two silver medals and two bronze medals.