GOPI’S GUN­NERS

Top play­ers from the bad­minton great’s acad­emy

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SAINA NE­HWAL 23

World No. 4, Lon­don Olympics bronze medal­list, Delhi Com­mon­wealth Games gold medal- win­ner

Coach’s take

“She will not give up even when it is game point. Her big­gest strength is that she hates to lose.”

P. V. SINDHU 18

World No. 10, Guangzhou World Cham­pi­onships bronze medal­list

Coach’s take

“So far, she was just a lit­tle girl to me. But the way she fought dur­ing the world cham­pi­onships sur­prised me.”

P. KASHYAP 26

World No. 14, Delhi Com­mon­wealth Games bronze medal­list

Coach’s take

“He is al­ways a win­ner when he plays ac­cord­ing to plan and ex­e­cutes it well.”

RMVGURU SAI DUTT 23

World No. 20, gold medal- win­ner at the 2008 Com­mon­wealth Youth Games

Coach’s take

“If he is able to han­dle pres­sure well, he will do bet­ter.”

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