Japan’s badminton ruler Kento Momota said Friday he had totally recouped from the eye injury brought about by a fender bender and pledged to bring home Gold at the deferred Tokyo Games. “I can see with no issue while I’m playing,” the world number one, who experienced medical procedure for an eye attachment break in February after the auto collision, told correspondents. “I’ve had the option to give 100 percent by and by.”
The mishap, which happened hours after the 25-year-old won the Malaysia Masters, killed the driver of the vehicle taking him to Kuala Lumpur air terminal. “I need to do my best each day toward the objective” of winning the Gold Medal at the Tokyo Olympics, he said. The coronavirus pandemic constrained the deferment of the Tokyo 2020 Olympics by one year.
The Games are presently planned to start on July 23, 2021 – however they will in any case be known as the 2020 Games – yet clinical specialists have raised concerns the postponement isn’t sufficiently long to contain the infection and hold the occasion securely.
Momota, who missed the 2016 Rio Olympics after he was suspended for visiting an illicit gambling club, conceded he was “annoyed” by the delay. “I just had a half year after the medical procedure. I had no an ideal opportunity to unwind. I was attempting to give my all consistently (in preparing),” he said. “So it was hard to process the inclination that I despite everything needed to accomplish more.”
In any case, Momota said he has been preparing hard to remain positive and spotlight on triumph at the Games. The fender bender and the delay of the Games “would not have benefited from outside assistance,” he said. “I would prefer not to rationalize, saying I can’t do well since either occurred.”
The coronavirus affected his preparation yet he said he set aside the effort to break down his game and work on some feeble focuses. “I want to improve my method. I need to catch up on my assaulting abilities.” In March, Momota said his “soul was nearly broken” after the mishap and that the recuperation procedure had been troublesome. He additionally endured cuts and substantial wounding after the vehicle he was going in slammed into a truck.