Member Of BWF Athletes Commission

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22 December 2021 Current Affairs:PV Sindhu is one of six new members of the BWF Athletes Commission, which will she serve until 2025.

Highlights:

  • PV Sindhu, a former world champion, has been named to the Badminton World Federation’s (BWF) Athletes’ Commission, along with five other athletes.¬†
  • The six members will vote for the Chair and Deputy Chair.
  • ¬†Following the screening procedure required of all Council members, the Chair of the BWF Athletes’ Commission will be elected to the Council until the next elections in 2025.
  • Members of the BWF Athletes’ Commission include Iris Wang (USA), Robin Tabeling (NED), Greysia Polii (INA), Kim Soyeong (KOR), Pusarla V Sindhu (IND), and Zheng Si Wei (CHN).
  • Sindhu, who earned a silver medal at the 2016 Rio Olympics, made history by winning a bronze medal at the Tokyo Olympics earlier this year.¬†
  • Sindhu earned two silver medals, two bronze medals, and the coveted gold medal at the prestigious global championships in 2019.

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