The match is scheduled to be held from Could 11 to Could 16 however with Spain asserting a 10-day obligatory quarantine interval on travellers from India, it is not going to be attainable for the gamers to compete within the occasion.
“After an amazing efficiency in Dubai Para badminton match, I used to be eagerly trying ahead for the Spanish match as this was the final match earlier than Paralympics,” Bhagat stated.
“I needed to make use of this as a chance to arrange for the first ever Paralympics in Tokyo. However I perceive these are troublesome occasions. I request everybody to please observe covid protocols and be secure.”
Bhagat and Kadam had been a part of the Indian contingent which had bagged 4 gold, six silver and 7 bronze medals on the Dubai Para-Badminton Worldwide final month.
World No.1 Bhagat had defeated his compatriot Kumar Nitesh within the SL3 males’s singles ultimate to assert the gold medal. He additionally received the gold within the males’s doubles SL3 – SL4 occasion with companion Manoj Sarkar.
Kadam, who had grabbed a silver in SL4 males’s singles, stated, “Sure, it will hamper our preparations a little bit bit as we needed to play extra aggressive tournaments earlier than the Paralympics.”
“I used to be specifically trying ahead for this one as it will have helped me to succeed in 4th in Race to Tokyo rankings after successful the gold medal. However we respect the choice taken and can practise more durable and carry out nicely on the Paralympics.”
India is battling an unprecedented surge in COVID-19 circumstances with the nation presently recording over 3 lakh circumstances on a regular basis and greater than 3,000 day by day deaths.