first_imgShuttler Srikanth, who had sensationally beaten Olympic champion Lin Dan two years ago in the China Open Super Series mens final, said that the aim was to win a medal and not just go out and compete.”Its a kind of dream of every sportsman to be in the Olympics. Our aim is to win the medal at the Olympics and not just go out and play,” said the Hyderabad shuttler.”As individual player everyone is playing really well. We have our own chances at the Olympics. If we can give our best there we surely have a chance,” said the world no. 11.”We have to take care of injuries. Injuries are something which can destroy any sports person. You should be careful and know your body well,” said the 23-year-old shuttler.Srikanth said coach Gopichand has been supportive since the first day he joined his academy in Hyderabad.”He is the one who shifted me to singles and who has backed me. I am here because of him,” he said.Srikanth had reached the semifinals of the Australian Open and then pulled out of the US Open to concentrate on training for the Games. PTI NRB SSR PDS PDS RDSlast_img