Spanish legend Rafael Nadal is back from the Tokyo Olympics this year. Nadal informed about his decision by sharing a post on social media. Now he has withdrawn his name from the Olympic Games due to fitness issues.
Swiss tennis player Roger Federer has previously confirmed that he will participate in the Olympics. But on Tuesday he told fans that he would not take part in the Olympics due to injury. Federer first withdrew from the French Open and later lost to a youngster at Wimbledon.
Serena Williams has said via video conference that she will not take part in the Tokyo Olympics, but did not give any reason. Serena, 39, won four Olympic gold medals for the United States, including gold in both singles and doubles at the 2012 London Olympics.
India’s star badminton player Saina Nehwal is dreaming of playing the last Olympics. Saina Nehwal could not qualify for Tokyo Olympics this year. Apart from this, former world number one Kidambi Srikanth also failed to qualify. According to BWF rules, the top 16 players get direct entry into the Road to Tokyo rankings. Both the players could not make it to the top 16.
Brazilian superstar footballer Nimar will not participate in the Tokyo Olympics this year. Nimar had earlier said that he wanted to play in the Olympics. But when the team for these matches was announced, Niyam’s name was not in the list. Brazil won the gold medal at the 2016 Rio Olympics. The Brazilian Federation says that Nimar has fulfilled his responsibility in the Copa America.
One hundred meters world champion Christian Coleman has been banned for two years for violating three doping rules. Because of this, he will not be able to play in the Tokyo Olympics.
World No. 4 Dominic Thiem of Austria will not participate in the upcoming Tokyo Olympics. After talking to my team and analyzing the situation, I wrote that I had made the strong decision to withdraw from participating in the Tokyo Olympics.
America’s number one golfer and star Dustin Johnson will not participate in the Olympics this time. Dustin gave a very strange reason behind this. At first the fans thought that they were taking the decision due to Corona. But the journey from America to Japan has been a long one since Dustin, so I said no. But the travel time between the two countries is only 13 hours.
Olympic champion Mo Farah is not seen at the Tokyo Olympics this time. Farah could not qualify for the Tokyo Olympics in the 10,000 meters this time. He won gold medals in 5 thousand 10 thousand events in London and Rio Olympics. He had his last chance to qualify for the British Athletic Championship but was unsuccessful.
Apart from these players, North Korea will not take part this time. This is the first Olympics in which North Korea has not participated since 1988. In 1988 the Games were held in South Korea and for this reason North Korea did not exist.