Earlier this month, the badminton star made history by becoming the first Indian woman to win two Olympic medals.
NEW DELHI — PV Sindhu, a bronze medallist in the Tokyo Olympics, will open a young training centre in Visakhapatnam.
The Indian badminton star thinks the country’s younger generation is lagging behind when it comes to engagement in sports. With the help of the state government, she plans to open a youth training centre in Visakhapatnam.
Many young people are falling behind in sports because they aren’t given enough support, as Sindhu made these remarks during her visit for prayers at the Tirumala temple in Andhra Pradesh.
First Indian woman to win two Olympic medals
The badminton star PV Sindhu made history earlier this month by becoming the first Indian woman to win two Olympic medals. In the bronze medal match at the Tokyo Olympics, she defeated China’s He Bing Jiao.
As per news agency ANI, Sindhu has stated that she would not rest on her laurels in the past and is already planning to compete at the 2024 Paris Olympics.
She stated that she is enjoying herself and that she wishes to continue to improve.
The badminton player added that she would compete in Paris (2024 Olympics) and give it her all. Saying that a lot of time was on her hands, she is currently savouring and cherishing the present moment of joy due to her stint at the Tokyo Olympics.
Sindhu also stated that she has learnt from each coach she has worked with and that she is grateful to them all for helping her grow with each passing day.
Heartfulness meditation assisted her excel in Olympics
It is noteworthy to mention that meditation has always been a part of Sindhu’s life. Heartfulness meditation was introduced to her through the Heartfulness Institute of Hyderabad.
Sindhu says that meditation aided her in her profession. She claims to be more capable of dealing with stressful situations during matches.
As per a Sports Star report, she expressed gratitude to her guide Kamlesh Patel, known as Daaji, for his blessings. “For all of the assistance and encouragement I’ve gotten throughout the years, I’m thankful to the Shri Rama Chandra Mission, Heartfulness Institute, and Daaji,” she was quoted as having said.