India’s high shuttlers Saina Nehwal and HS Prannoy on Tuesday examined unfavorable for COVID-19 hours after returning optimistic outcomes, paving the way in which for his or her participation within the Thailand Open after being pressured out of the match.
Each the Badminton World Federation (BWF) and the Badminton Affiliation of India (BAI) confirmed the event.
“Each Saina Nehwal and HS Prannoy have been cleared to take part within the ongoing Yonex Thailand Open after the fourth-round assessments studies confirmed that each shuttlers have been examined unfavorable for COVID-19,” BAI mentioned in an announcement.
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“BAI have taken up the matter with topmost BWF officers to make sure if assessments had been unfavorable, matches for respective gamers ought to be rescheduled and no walkover is given,” the nationwide physique added.
Earlier within the day, chaos gripped India’s marketing campaign on the match when Saina was pressured out following a optimistic COVID-19 take a look at, whereas Prannoy’s participation hung in steadiness after his pattern got here out unfavorable following a optimistic lead to a weird flip of occasions.