Wary of the COVID-19 threat, Olympic hopefuls Chirag Shetty and Satwiksairaj Rankireddy will wait for another couple of weeks before deciding on joining the national badminton camp, which resumed in Hyderabad on Friday.
The men’s doubles pair is currently apart with Shetty at his home in Mumbai and Rankireddy lodged at his base in Amalapuram in Andhra Pradesh.
“It is great to hear that the training camp has resumed but we will have to wait for a couple of weeks before we take a call on joining the camp,” the 23-year-old Shetty, who alongwith Rankireddy won the Thailand Open and finished runners-up at the French Open last year, told PTI.
World champion P.V. Sindhu, B. Sai Praneeth and N. Sikki Reddy were among the handful who hit the courts for training under strict safety protocols at the SAI Pullela…