Sindhu to run for BWF Athletes’ Commission election in December

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Two-time Indian Olympic medalist PV Sindhu will compete in the BWF Athletes’ Commission election to be held at the World Championships in Spain on December 17th.

Reigning world champion Sindhu, who currently plays at the Indonesia Open Super 1000 event in Bali, is one of nine nominees nominated for the six positions available.

“The Athletes’ Commission (2021-2025) elections will take place on Friday, December 17, 2021 alongside world champions TotalEnergies BWF 2021, Huelva, Spain,” the game’s governing body said in a statement.

“… Sindhu is the only current member of the Athletes’ Commission to stand for re-election. She was first elected in 2017 and is one of six female representatives in this cycle. ” Sindhu will be joined by Indonesian women’s doubles player Greysia Polii, who won gold at the Olympic Games in Tokyo.

“I would like to help my teammates achieve their dreams and help them with their demands regarding competition on the international circuit,” said Polii.

Other nominated players include Adam Hall from Scotland, Egyptian Hadia Hosny, American Iris Wang, Korean Kim Soyeong, Dutch Robin Tabeling, Iranian Soraya Aghaeihajiagha and Chinese Zheng Si Wei. The Chairman of the Athletes ‘Commission is elected by the new Athletes’ Commission and this person becomes a member of the BWF Council after the verification process required by the BWF Constitution. In May, Sindhu was also named IOC Believe in Sports Athlete Ambassador.

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