Badminton star Saina Nehwal on Thursday shared an lovely video together with her canine on Instagram. Within the quick clip, the previous badminton world primary will be seen sitting on a settee and pampering her fluffy good friend alongside together with her mom, Usha Nehwal. As lovely because the ace Indian shuttler’s pet appears, it is Saina’s mom who stole the present. Usha appears pleasant in addition to clueless within the video. One second she is pampering the pet and the subsequent she is seen showering Saina with love. “Pet love,” Saina captioned the picture, together with three coronary heart emojis.
The video was an enormous hit amongst Saina’s followers. On the time of writing, over 68,000 individuals had watched it.
In the meantime, Saina‘s probabilities to qualify for the Tokyo Olympic Games took an extra blow earlier this month after the Malaysia Open Tremendous 750 event, one among badminton’s final two Olympic qualifying occasions, was postponed because of rising COVID-19 instances within the host nation.
The Malaysia open was slated to be held in Kuala Lumpur from Might 25 to 30.
Earlier, the India Open, which was additionally an Olympic qualifying occasion, was postponed because of a surge in COVID-19 infections in India. The final of three qualifying occasions for this years’ Summer season Video games, Singapore Open, is scheduled to happen from June 1 to six.
Nevertheless, Singapore has suspended all flights from India because the nation continues to battle the second wave of the pandemic.
Earlier, the Badminton Affiliation of India (BAI) had knowledgeable Indian gamers that in an effort to qualify for Singapore Open, they should self-isolate themselves in any overseas nation for 14 days.
“Alternatively, all gamers have to keep up a 21-day quarantine in Singapore,” BAI had stated in a press release.
Up to now, Olympic silver medallist PV Sindhu, B Sai Praneeth and the boys’s doubles pairing of Chirag Shetty and Satwiksairaj Rankireddy have certified for the Olympics from India.
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