World champion P. V. Sindhu believes next month’s Tokyo Olympics will be different than the 2016 Games in Rio de Janeiro and has asserted that she is ready to cope with the pressure of expectations.
“Every time I enter the court in any major event, the expectations are always that I come back with a medal. It is not that easy. But, I have to deal with it by staying focussed on the game on the given day,” Sindhu said during a Zoom interaction organised by the TedXYouth Suchitra Academy, themed ‘Pause, Reset The Way You Think’, on Saturday.
“You have to be composed and stay away from any sort of distractions to realise your goal. And obviously, my target is to come back with a gold,” said a smiling Sindhu.
“Yes, it will be a great honour to be the flag-bearer of the Indian contingent at the Tokyo Olympics. This is something which you don’t get that easily. It will be a proud…