“I RETIRE” : P.V Sindhu drops bold bomb on her Twitter ; Is the badminton queen really retiring?

P. V Sindhu, world badminton champion on Monday gave all her fans a ‘mini heart attack’ by posting a note on her social media, featuring ” I Retire ” in bold followed by a lengthy letter declaring her retirement from all the “negativity, fear and uncertainty” that the novel coronavirus has spread.

The Olympic silver medalist was actually referring to her pulloff from the ‘Denmark Open Event’. He retirement verdict came along the statement, ” Denmark Open was the final straw. I Retire”.

“Today, I choose to retire from this current sense of unrest. I retire from this negativity, the constant fear, uncertainty. I choose to retire from a complete lack of control over the unknown. Most importantly, I choose to retire from substandard hygiene standards and our lackadaisical attitude towards the virus, ” she wrote.

The star shuttler, who is presently in London at the Gatorade Sports Science Institute, is working on her nutrition and recovery needs , added the triggering “I Retire” statement to her post so that people take note of her important message.

“This pandemic has been an eye opener for me. I could train hard to fight the toughest opponents, tooth and nail, right till the final shot of the game. I have done it before, I can do it again. But how do I defeat this invisible virus that has the entire world in a fix? It has been months at home and we still question ourselves every time we step out, ” said Sindhu.

“I might have given you guys a mini heart attack; unprecedented times requires unprecedented measures. I guess I needed to get you guys to sit up and take notice.”

Sindhu will make a hounding comeback irrespective of the circumstances created by the pandemic and like usual she will fight her opponents too.

She concluded her message by saying, “That being said, we must be hopeful about the light shining at the end of the tunnel. Yes, Denmark Open didn’t happen but that won’t stop me from training. When life come at you, one must comeback twice as hard. So will I for the Asia Open. I refuse to give up without putting a solid fight. I refuse to give up without conquering this fear. And will carry on doing so till we have a safer world. ”

 

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