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Vaishnavi withdraws from Worlds Junior citing favouritism

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177   //    19 Sep 2017, 21:51 IST

New Delhi, Sept 19 (PTI) Indian shuttler Vaishnavi Jakka Reddy has withdrawn from junior World Championships levelling allegations of favouritism against the selection committee, a charge that the Badminton Association of India (BAI) rubbished today.

The 15-year-old, who is ranked 12th in BWF's junior world ranking, was one of the six players and was supposed to play in the girls' singles event at the next month's championship in Jakarta.

The team also includes senior team chief coach Pullela Gopichand's daughter Gayatri Gopichand.

However, Vaishnavi

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