The Badminton World Cup in Huelva, the great event of this sport that will be held at the home of three-time champion Carolina Marín, was presented this Monday in Madrid still with the unknown of the presence of the Andalusian star, who is recovering from the serious injury that prevented him from defending his Olympic title in Tokyo. “I have not ruled out anything yet, but the main thing is health”The player pointed out about her participation in the event that will be held from December 12 to December 19 at the Palacio de los Deportes that bears her name.

“I’m training and I know the opportunity is there. I work to recover and gain confidence. Because until I achieve that confidence I will not be able to compete “, valued the Huelva champion about her presence in a championship that will mean the third time that the World Cup event is held in Spain after those of Seville 2001 and Madrid 2006.

“An event for which Huelva has turned,” as stated by the president of the Federation, Andoni Azurmendi, and who has the 2018 Huelva European Championship as a great reference. Then, the Andalusian won the gold in what was a huge party with her people, something that could not be repeated if she does not arrive on time.. “I think people understand my situation. Whether I play or not, I will dedicate a lot of time to the people and the fans.”, promised the player, who did not want to close the door to be able to be in the appointment, although she did deduce that it seems very difficult. “There are always possibilities, but everything becomes more complicated because the dates are getting closer,” says the player who today puts the goal of fully recovering ahead and with Paris 2024 on the horizon.

The event was also attended by José Manuel Franco (president of the CSD), Gabriel Cruz (mayor of Huelva), José María Arrabal (general secretary for sport of the Junta de Andalucía) and David Cabello (president of the BWF Sports and Development committee) in an act in which the capacity of Spanish organization was praised. The Spanish badminton team was also present along with coach Fernando Rivas, who wrapped up Carolina at the same time they are aware that if the Andalusian does not arrive on time, they must be the Spanish protagonists of a championship that will bring together the rest of the best rackets in world badminton.


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