New Delhi: India’s star participant PV Sandhu won’t get direct entry to the World Tour Finals because the World Badminton Federation (BWF) has determined to not give the present world champions automated entry into the event on the finish of the season.
As per BWF guidelines, world champions have been getting direct entry to the celebrated World Tour Finals however because of the Kovid-19 pandemic has disrupted the worldwide calendar and the world physique determined to vary the principles this yr.
“As per the present guidelines, the gamers must qualify for the BWF World Tour Finals 2020 to be held in Baicak,” the BWF stated in an announcement launched on Sunday. The present world champions won’t get direct entry and will likely be given entry solely on the idea of the factors received within the World Tour event.
Sidhu received the gold medal on the World Championship final yr. That they had determined to withdraw from the Denmark Open and can now should carry out nicely within the Asian stage tournaments to make it to the World Tour Finals. Sidhu’s father PV Ramanna instructed PTI – “We aren’t sorry to withdraw from Denmark Open.” Now that the BWF has set new requirements, Sidhu will attempt to qualify from the Asian stage. She is a world champion and has beforehand received the World Tour Finals, so our major targets are All England and the Olympics.
As a result of Kovid-19 epidemic, the World Badminton Federation determined to prepare the World Tour Finals subsequent yr in Bangkok from 27 to 31 January. Previous to this, two Asia Open will likely be held from 12 to 17 and 19 to 24 January in Baikak itself.
The BWF additionally stated, “Gamers won’t should take part in each the European and Asian phases to make it to the World Tour Finals 2020, however they must take part in each Asia Open to make sure a spot within the final event of the season.” (Company)
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