On Monday, India shuttler Saina Nehwal announced that she will return to train at Gopichand academy in Hyderabad. Nehwal, who was working under the tutelage of Vimal Kumar for the past three years in Bangalore, will reunite with former coach Pullela Gopichand.
Nehwal recently bagged bronze at the World Badminton Championship held in Glasgow. Nehwal performed brilliantly under Gopichand previously as she became the first Indian shuttler to win a medal at the Olympics and won many International titles. Nehwal bagged the bronze medal during the 2012 London Olympics. Under Vimal Kumar, Nehwal moved to world No. 1 in the rankings and won a silver at the World Championships in 2015.
Here’s Nehwal’s official annoucement: