World Champion PV Sindhu flew to England last week to regain her fitness and recovery work after the pandemic induced break in the BWF timetable. She is working at Gatorade Sports Science Institute (GSSI) and is being monitored by experts during her time in the UK.
The 25-year-old will train under the guidance of Rebecca Randell who is the senior scientist at GSSI. Over the next few weeks, she will be undergoing nutrition and recovery work in order to regain full fitness before the start of the BWF World Tour.
Earlier Sindhu had decided not to participate in the Uber Cup tournament scheduled to be held in Denmark due to personal reasons. Later, she changed her decision was going to be a part of the Indian team for Thomas and Uber Cup 2020. However, the event was canceled due to multiple teams pulling out of the completion.
BWF World Tour Asia leg to be held in January 2021
The Badminton World Federation (BWF) decided to postpone the Asian leg of the BWF World Tour due to logistics concerns after the coronavirus pandemic. The Asian leg will now take place in January 2021.
This is one of the reasons why bronze medalist PV Sindhu is utilizing the three months to focus on nutrition and recovery work in the UK. Sindhu said this is the best time to work and improve things.
Sindhu wrote on Twitter, “Happy to be in England and working with GSSI over the next few weeks on my nutrition and recovery with @rrandell86! 3 months to Asia tour and this is best chance to work on things and improve !!”