Chief national badminton coach Pullela Gopichand is confident that his players – who have the experience of performing at the highest level – will reach their desired mental toughness and sharpness within the next four weeks.
Speaking to Sportstar after the first training session for the Olympic probables at SAI-Gopi Chand Academy on Friday, Gopichand said that he is pleased with the fitness level of the players and their movements on the court.
“They have all been working out during the lockdown and have maintained fitness levels pretty well. Yes, there will be that fear factor and I just hope that some sort of negativity or fear doesn’t creep into them,” he said.
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