Ace badminton player and Olympic silver-medallist, PV Sindhu recently shocked her fans and the entire world by sharing a Tweet of her retirement on Twitter. However, She later clarified saying she wasn’t retiring from the sport but from what she felt was the state of negativity the world was in.
On the 2nd of November, at around 3 pm, PV Sindhu posted a picture on her Twitter handle stating, “Denmark Open was the final straw. I retire.” News of her having announced her retirement started to swirl all over social media. However, Sindhu had also posted two more pictures clarifying her statement.
In her clarification, Sindhu stated that she has chosen to retire from “This current state of unrest. I retire from this negativity, the constant fear, uncertainty. I choose to retire from a complete lack of control of the unknown. More importantly, I choose to retire from substandard hygiene standards and our lackadaisical attitude towards the virus.”
She then acknowledged that she might have given her fans a ‘mini heart-attack’. She assured everybody that she would continue to train hard for the upcoming Asia Open.
Take a look at her post here:
— Pvsindhu (@Pvsindhu1) November 2, 2020