New Delhi: Star shuttler PV Sindhu has been named the flag-bearer of the Indian contingent for the opening ceremony of the Commonwealth Games in Gold Coast next month.
According to sources in the Indian Olympic Association, Rio Olympic silver medallistâ€™s rising stature in recent years clinched the issue in her favour for the coveted position.
The opening ceremony will be held on 4th April.
The World No. 3 is one of the favourites to win the womenâ€™s singles title in Badminton at Gold Coast.
In the 2014 Commonwealth Games in Glasgow, Sindhu bagged a bronze in Womenâ€™s Singles.
Pistol shooter Vijay Kumar was the flag-bearer in last Commonwealth Games.