Tokyo Games: PV Sindhu gets an easy draw for the Olympics.© AFP
Silver medalist at the Rio Olympics PV bond Thursday was given a relatively easier track into the upcoming Tokyo Olympics, which begin on July 23. bond She was selected in Group J of the women’s singles and was ranked sixth. 2019 World Champion Sindhu will meet Hong Kong’s Cheong Ngan Yi and Israel’s Ksenia Polikarpova in the league stage. When it comes to the men’s category, Sai Braneth also had a break as he was ranked 13th in Group D.
Braneth will face Dutchman Mark Calgo and Israel’s Misha Zilbermann in the league stage.
The men’s doubles pair of Chirag Shetty and Satwiksairaj Rankireddy was placed in group A.
The duo will have to face Indonesia’s top duo Kevin Sanjaya Sukamulgo and Marcos Fernaldi Gideon, China’s Tai Tai player Li Yang and Wang Chi Lin and England duo Ben Lin and Shawn Fendi.
In the singles competition, the best player from each group will qualify for the knockout stages.
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