PV Sindhu as Commission member

     Written by : SMTV24x7 | Thu, May 25, 2017, 03:56 PM

PV Sindhu as Commission member

Gold Coast May 25: P V Sindhu, who is the Olympic silver medallist has become one of the members of the BWF Athletes' Commission after the end of voting for the four places on the representative body, here on Wednesday.

PV Sindhu Indian topped the ballot with 129 votes as she led a trio of women onto the BWF Athletes Commission.

21-year-old athlete said that "I am happy to be elected as a member. Thanks to the players who have elected me. It is a great responsibility and I will surely do justice to my new post,"

Kirsty Gilmour of Scotland was placed third overall with 103 votes and Lithuania's Akvile Stapusaityte (25 votes) was the third woman elected to the Commission.

Sindhu, Gilmour along with Germany's Marc Zwiebler, who received 108 votes, will serve four-year terms. These three will replace Yuhan Tan (Belgium), Hans-Kristian Solberg Vittinghus (Denmark) and Greysia Polii (Indonesia) who have concluded their four-year terms.