NEW DELHI: The Badminton World Federation (BWF) has confirmed that seven Indian shuttlers have been withdrawn from the YONEX-SUNRISE India Open 2022 after testing positive for COVID-19.

The players returned a positive result to a mandatory RT-PCR test conducted on Tuesday. Doubles  partners deemed close contact of the seven players have also been withdrawn from the tournament.

The players will not be replaced in the main draw and their opponents will be given a walkover to the next round.

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Jun 28, 2021 18:06
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