I am not scared of losing: Jwala Gutta

Jul 13, 2012, 07:58 IST | IANS

Jwala Gutta, the first Indian to qualify for two badminton events at the Olympics, says she has nothing to lose and everything to gain from the London Games

Jwala, who has made it to the women’s and mixed doubles, is excited about her prospects, more so because the venue is Wembley where she and her partner Ashwini Ponnappa had won the bronze medal at the World Championships last year.

Jwala Gutta

“Expectations have always been there. Somehow I have not felt any pressure till now. I am not scared of losing. Important thing is to perform, to put up a good show. This is my first Olympics. I don’t think I have anything to lose at the Olympics, everything to gain. I am going to go there and give it my best shot,” a confident Jwala told IANS in an interview.

Jwala, one of the five Olympics-bound shuttlers, will partner V Diju lay the mixed doubles with in the mixed doubles.

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