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Thailand Open: Carolina Marin Calls For “Better Food”, Cites Health Issues | Badminton News

Carolina Marin mentioned due to her well being points, she wants particular weight loss plan.© AFP

Expressing displeasure over meals being served to gamers throughout their Thailand tour, Spanish badminton participant Carolina Marin mentioned that it was “not applicable meals for athletes”. The Olympic gold medallist is at the moment in Bangkok for the Thailand Open, which is ready to happen from January 12 to 17. “We’d like higher meals to be able to play. It is a troublesome state of affairs for all and we’re grateful to have the ability to play tournaments, however we should deal with our physique. In my case, due to a well being problem, I would like a particular weight loss plan and this isn’t applicable meals for athletes,” Marin tweeted whereas sharing photos of the meals.


Earlier on Saturday, Marin had expressed the will to return to the courtroom and compete because the gamers are returning after a very long time as a result of coronavirus pandemic.

“We’re all wanting to compete and see one another once more. We all know the Asian gamers are on the high each time. The Europeans are continually working laborious to interrupt the Asian wall. It’s troublesome however we are going to do our greatest each time,” the Badminton World Federation’s (BWF) official web site had quoted Marin as saying.

Marin had mentioned that she is getting ready to ensure she is prepared for any opponent and is “prepared for the whole lot”.

“I have no idea what stage individuals are at. We have now all had totally different guidelines on coaching and nobody actually is aware of the place they’re at. Let’s have a look at how issues go within the first event. I might be prepared for the whole lot and analyse my opponents for the absolute best methods,” she had mentioned.


“Anybody can win any event, any match. I need to be certain I’m prepared for any opponent. It’s a good feeling to win a title however it’s not nearly successful. It is about maintaining the laborious work together with your apply. I’m feeling good and I’ll placed on a very good efficiency as I get my ft again onto a badminton courtroom,” Marin had added.

Additionally, BWF on Wednesday introduced that “The Asian Leg in Bangkok, as a result of begin subsequent week with the Thailand Open, acquired a lift with all 824 contributors within the Inexperienced Zone quarantine bubble testing unfavourable for COVID-19.”

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