Hyderabad, Sep 4 : India’s star shuttler Sai Nehwal on Monday confirmed that she will shift her training base to Gopichand academy here after earning a bronze medal in the recently concluded World Badminton Championships having trained under coach U. Vimal Kumar in Bengaluru.
“For a while I’ve been thinking about moving my training base back to the Gopichand academy and I had a discussion about this with Gopi sir, and I am really thankful to him for agreeing to help me again. At this stage in my career, I think he can help me achieve my goals,” Sai tweeted. “I m very happy to b back home and train in Hyderabad,” the 27-year-old added.
The 2012 Olympic bronze medallist, who left Gopichand academy to train under Vimal at the Prakash Padukone Badminton Academy from September 2, 2014, thanked her former coach for her achievements. IANS