Indian badminton star Saina Nehwal on Saturday said she’s definitely in the race for the Tokyo Olympics but before that she has to get back to her rhythm and win tournaments.
The 2012 London Olympics bronze medallist, who has slipped to 22nd in Badminton World Federation’s Tokyo Olympics qualification rankings, has recently struggled with niggles and is likely to return to action in next year’s Asian Tour.
“I know Olympics is in everyone’s head. It’s something very big but before that you have to think about so many tournaments. I’ve to get back to my rhythm and win against the players who are in top-20,” Nehwal said in a virtual interactive session hosted by the Indian Chamber of Commerce.
“There’s some two-three months’ of training before that. You have to be perfectly fine and play seven-eight…