Badminton: Jwala, Ashwini under TOP scheme

New Delhi: Indian badminton players Jwala Gutta, Ashwini Ponnappa have been named under the Sport’s Ministry Target Olympic Podium (TOP) Scheme.

Besides them, Sumeeth Reddy and Manu Atri have also been selected under the scheme.

The players will receive funding from NSDF for hiring their respective coaches and cover some other training-related expenses for Rio Olympics 2016.

The Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports has asked them to start making their training plan in consultation with the Chief Coach of Doubles and list out their requirements.(ANI)