Tokyo Olympics: Ace shuttler PV Sindhu front-runner to become India’s flag bearer at Tokyo Games

Tokyo Olympics: Ace shuttler PV Sindhu front-runner to become India’s flag bearer at Tokyo Games
Tokyo Olympics: Ace shuttler PV Sindhu front-runner to become India’s flag bearer at Tokyo Games

Tokyo Olympics: Ace shuttler PV Sindhu front-runner to become India’s flag bearer at Tokyo Games-  India’s star badminton player and Rio Games silver medallist PV Sindhu is a front-runner to become one of the two flag-bearers for the Indian contingent at the Tokyo Olympics.

This time, India will have one male and female athlete as the flag bearer at the opening ceremony. The Olympics begin July 23.

The official announcement will happen at the end of this month but it is all but certain that Sindhu will be one of the flag-bearers.

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Tokyo Olympics, “Sindhu is likely to be one of the flag-bearers,” an IOA source told PTI.

Although there is no rule but the convention has been that last edition’s medal winner always has been the flag-bearer for the next edition.

From last edition, there were two medallists and one of them wrestler Sakshi Malik has not qualified during this edition.

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No male athletes got any medal at the last edition in Rio de Janeiro.