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India Open badminton: B Sai Praneeth pulls out after testing positive for Covid-19

Scroll | 10/01/2022 11:07 AM | Click to read full article

Top Indian shuttler B Sai Praneeth, who won the 2019 World Championships bronze medal, on Sunday pulled out of the season-opening India Open Super 500 tournament after testing positive for Covid-19. “Yes, I have tested positive for Covid-19 in RT-PCR test. I had cold and cough since yesterday. I am isolating at home,” Praneeth told PTI.

Badminton Association of India general secretary Ajay Singhania also confirmed Praneeth’s withdrawal from the $400,000 tournament.