Up to date: Dec 08, 2021 13:24 IST
Jakarta [Indonesia], December 8 (ANI): Within the wake of rising COVID-19 instances as a result of new variant Omicron, the Indonesia badminton staff has withdrawn its participation from the upcoming 2021 BWF World Championship.
The 2021 World Championship will likely be held in Huelva, Spain ranging from December 12 to 19.
“The Indonesian badminton staff has withdrawn from collaborating within the 2021 BWF World Championship or the 2021 World Championship which can happen in Huelva, Spain, on 12-19 December 2021,” tweeted Badminton Indonesia.
“This choice was taken by the Basic Chairperson of PP PBSI Agung Firman Sampurna with a view to preserve the security of gamers after receiving enter from the administration, coach, and the Head of Binpres. The erratic unfold of the brand new variant of the Omicron Covid-19 virus is the principle cause,” additional learn the tweet.
Badminton Indonesia additionally knowledgeable that the staff will now be making ready for the match to be held in 2022.
“With this choice, the Indonesian staff will instantly put together to face the match in 2022,” tweeted Badminton Indonesia.
Earlier, the Indonesian staff additionally determined to withdraw from the Thomas and Uber Cup Finals in Aarhus, Denmark as a result of COVID-19 pandemic. However, as a result of postponement of the match, Indonesia participated and ended up lifting the Thomas Cup title after 19 years. (ANI)