Ambassador of International Olympic Committee

Ambassador of International Olympic Committee

Ambassador of International Olympic Committee : PV Sindhu and Li appointed ambassador for a campaign

Ambassador of International Olympic Committee
Ambassador of International Olympic Committee

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The Badminton World Federation has announced that PV Sindhu and Canada’s Michelle Li have been nominated as athlete ambassador for the International Olympic Committee ( IOC ) ‘ Belive in Sport ‘ campaign.

It is aimed at preventing competition manipulation.

  • The campaign was launched in 2018 to raise awareness among athletes, coaches and officials about the threat.

Both have been global ambassador for BWF’s ‘ I am badminton ‘ campaign since April 2020.

This means the two champion shuttlers will be working with others nominated for the same cause raising awareness among athletes.

  • Competition manipulation has become an increasingly global concern and protecting honest players is a top priority for the BWF.

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About PV Sindhu :

  • Pursarla Venkata Sindhu born on 5 July 1995 is a Indian professional badminton player.
  • She is the first woman to become the Badminton World Champion, and also the first Indian woman to earn an Olympic silver medal.
  • She is the highest paid female athlete in 2018 and 2019 by Forbes list.
  • She was also honoured with Padma Bhushan, the third highest civilian award in India, in January 2020.
Ambassador of International Olympic Committee
Ambassador of International Olympic Committee
Reference : https://olympics.com/news/pv-sindhu-indian-badminton-ambassador-ioc-belive-in-sport-campaign

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