Badminton Association Of India Thanks World Federation, Other Stakeholders For Facilitating Return Of Indian Players

Badminton Affiliation Thanks World Federation, Different Stakeholders For Facilitating Return Of Indian Gamers


The Badminton Affiliation of India (BAI) thanked the Badminton World Federation (BWF), German Badminton Affiliation and Sports activities Authority of India (SAI) for facilitating the returns of shuttlers Lakshya Sen, Shubhankar Dey and Ajay Jayaram, and Lakshya’s coach DK Sen and physiotherapist Abhishek Wagh from Germany to India. The gamers had been in Germany to play the SaarLorLux Open and returned to India within the early hours of Tuesday. The Indian contingent was quarantined in Germany after coach DK Sen examined optimistic for COVID-19. 

Though the remainder of the contingent had examined unfavourable, they had been quarantined for 5 days. They had been allowed to journey to India after their second assessments returned unfavourable outcomes.

The gamers and help workers will likely be in house quarantine now for an extra seven days. 

“The Badminton Affiliation of India (BAI) want to thank Badminton World Federation (BWF), German Badminton Affiliation and Sports activities Authority of India (SAI) for extending their help to Indian shuttlers Lakshya Sen, Shubhankar Dey, Ajay Jayaram and, Lakshya’s coach DK Sen and physio Abhishek Wagh throughout these unprecedented occasions and serving to them to return to India,” stated a BAI assertion. 

“After coach Sen was examined optimistic, the remainder of the contingent, who had been examined unfavourable, withdrawn from the event as precautionary measure. 

“The Indian contingent was on quarantine for 5 days and after the second take a look at outcomes had been discovered to be unfavourable, the staff was allowed to journey again to India,” the assertion added. 

Because of this, all shuttlers had been compelled out of the SaarLorLux Open and put in isolation “in step with directives from event organisers, native well being authorities and BWF event well being protocols” in accordance with an announcement from BWF. 


“BWF can verify three gamers have been withdrawn from the SaarLorLux Open 2020 as a precautionary measure for all individuals after they had been involved with a member of their staff entourage who examined optimistic for COVID-19,” learn a BWF assertion. 

“The three gamers: Lakshya Sen, Ajay Jayaram and Subhankar Dey is not going to compete additional within the event, which started on Tuesday (October 27),” it stated.

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