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PV Sindhu to contest the Athletes’ Commission election in December

23/11/2021 at 4:57 PM

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New Delhi, Nov 23: India’s two-time Olympic medallist PV Sindhu will contest the Badminton World Federation (BWF) Athletes’ Commission election, which is scheduled to be held during the World Championships in Spain on 17 December 2021.

Reigning world champion Sindhu is one of the nine candidates, who have been nominated for the available six positions.

“The elections for the Athletes’ Commission (2021- 2025) will take place on 17 December 2021 alongside the TotalEnergies BWF World Championships 2021 in Huelva, Spain,” said BWF.

“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,” it added.

Worth mentioning, Sindhu was named athlete ambassador for International Olympic Committee’s ‘Believe in Sports’ campaign in May 2021.

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