B. Sai Praneeth, who will lead India’s men’s singles challenge in badminton at next month’s Tokyo Olympics, and the lead men’s doubles duo of R. Satwiksairaj and Chirag Shetty, have shifted their training base from the Gopi Chand Academy to the Gachibowli Indoor Stadium in Hyderabad.
Sai, the 2019 men’s singles world championship bronze medallist, and the men’s doubles pair besides world champion P.V. Sindhu, have started training under their coaches – Agus Dwi Santoso and Mathias Boe, respectively.
The chief national coach P. Gopi Chand visited the indoor stadium to take stock of Sindhu’s training. Sindhu had moved to this venue as she wanted to train in a bigger stadium where the conditions will be similar to the Tokyo Games competition venue.
Sindhu has been training alone over the last…