Two more players withdrew from the India Open due to the Corona pandemic. The World Badminton Federation said in a statement that, the Badminton World Federation confirms that one player has been found positive in the current draw, which has won the Yonex Sunrise India Open from 2022. Name withdrawn.
New Delhi. Two more players withdrew from the main draw of the Yonex Sunrise India Open badminton tournament ahead of their mixed doubles semi-final match due to the coronavirus pandemic. Second-seeded Russian mixed doubles player Rodion Alimov was found to be corona infected, who withdrew from the $400,000 prize money tournament. His mixed doubles partner Elina Davletova also had to withdraw due to being in close contact. Yong Kei Terry Hee and Wei Han Tan of Indonesia got walkovers.
“The Badminton World Federation confirms that one player tested positive in the current draw has withdrawn from the Yonex Sunrise India Open 2022,” the World Badminton Federation said in a statement. The player was found positive in the mandatory RT-PCR test on Friday. A partner who was in close contact with him has also withdrawn. His rivals got a walkover. Earlier yesterday, seven India players, including World Championship silver medalist Kidambi Srikanth, had to withdraw after being found infected.
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