Saina plans badminton academy in Bangalore

Oct 10, 2012

Saina Nehwal said today she plans to set up a badminton academy as there is a lot of interest in the garden city.

The world No 4 shuttler said she is in discussion with real estate firm Commune India and sports company Target Games Facilities for such a venture.

"With their support, I hope to do something well for badminton in Bangalore. I can see the interest (in Bangalore)," the London Olympics bronze medallist told reporters here.

AFP

Bangalore has been a very good place for badminton, the 22-year-old said, citing the example of Prakash Padukone Academy.

"In future, I also hope to support badminton in an big way in Bangalore and hope youngsters get more motivated and do well," she said.

"I feel if I can do it, everyone of us can also do it," she concluded.

PTI

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