Injured Indian shuttler Lakshya Sen pulls out of two Thailand occasions

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Lakshya Sen

Rising Indian shuttler Lakshya Sen has pulled out of this month’s consecutive tournaments in Thailand because of a again pressure that he sustained throughout coaching.

The 19-year-old, who claimed 5 titles within the senior circuit in 2019 together with two BWF World Tour Tremendous 100 high honours — SaarLorLux Open and Dutch Open, has been suggested relaxation by docs after he suffered a again damage.

“Sadly, Lakshya will be unable to play the 2 occasions in Thailand because of a slight again pressure that he suffered throughout coaching,” PPBA Director and former India coach Vimal Kumar informed PTI.

Thailand will host two Tremendous 1000 occasions between January 12-17 and January 19-24. Lakshya, a silver medallist from the 2018 Youth Olympic Video games, will be unable to take part even within the second occasion due to the quarantine protocols.

Lakshya had final participated within the Denmark Open in October earlier than he was compelled to withdraw from SaarLorLux Open, the place he was the defending champion, after his father and coach DK Sen had examined constructive for the COVID-19 after reaching Germany.

Denmark Open Tremendous 750 and SaarLorLux Tremendous 100 have been the one two occasions which could possibly be carried out for the reason that BWF was compelled to droop the calender after the completion of the All England Championships in March.

“The gamers should attain Bangkok by January four after which keep in quarantine for every week to take part within the two occasions, so he will not have the ability to play this time,” mentioned Vimal, a former India coach.

In the meantime, the Indian crew, together with Olympic hopefuls Saina Nehwal, B Sai Praneeth and Kidambi Srikanth, on Sunday left for Thailand to compete in back-to-back BWF World Tour Tremendous 1000 occasions.

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