Star Indian shuttler PV Sindhu on Wednesday wished Spain’s Carolina Marin a speedy restoration after she was compelled out of the Tokyo Video games resulting from a freak knee damage and stated she is going to miss the reigning Olympic champion on the quadrennial occasion.
Marin, a primary contender for the gold medal on the Tokyo Video games, suffered a torn anterior cruciate ligament in her left knee throughout coaching and pulled out of the showpiece occasion on Tuesday.
“So sorry to listen to about your damage. Hoping that you’ll recuperate quickly and are available again stronger,” Sindhu, who had settled for the silver medal at Rio Video games after dropping to Marin within the closing, stated in a video message posted on twitter.
A wonderful gesture from PV Sindhu. 💞
After Spain’s Olympic badminton champion @CarolinaMarin was compelled to withdraw from #Tokyo2020 with damage, Indian good friend and rival @pvsindhu1 has despatched a shifting message of assist. #StrongerTogether I @bwfmedia I @COE_es
— Olympics (@Olympics) June 2, 2021
Recalling the epic closing match, Sindhu stated: “I keep in mind the final Olympic Video games once we performed within the closing. It was actually good competing towards you so I’m going to overlook that once more, and I’ve been lacking you, seeing you on court docket.
“I’ll miss you on the Olympic Video games however hope we compete towards one another quickly, so come again quick and recuperate quickly. Plenty of love.”
The 27-year-old from Spain felt discomfort in her knee throughout coaching on Saturday and exams later revealed that it’s an ACL damage.
Marin had earlier suffered an ACL on her proper knee in January 2019, which stored her out of the courts till September of that yr.
Marin, a three-time World Champion, was a title favorite as she had been in red-hot kind this yr, profitable 4 of the 5 finals that she performed.