Jwala Gutta focusing on fitness to be battle-ready for Olympics
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Expressing confidence that she would do well in next month's Olympics, ace shuttler Jwala Gutta today said she is focusing on her fitness to be battle-ready for the London Games.
"I am focusing a lot on my fitness right now. Because, I will be playing two events and fitness is going to be playing a very important factor. I am working hard and doing well for now," she told reporters here at a commercial event.
In a unique feat, Jwala will be playing in women's doubles and also mixed doubles in the mega sporting event
starting from July 27.
Replying to a query, Jwala said she does not take the pressure to perform but would like to give her best shot to win medal in the Olympics.
"Expecting a medal from me, it is a big achievement. I will not take it as pressure, I will take it in a positive way. I always enjoyed playing in such big events. I am definitely going to give my best," she said.
The 28-year-old felt that shuttler Saina Nehwal, shooter Gagan Narang and women boxer Mary Kom are among the other sportspersons who can win medals in the Olympics.
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