September 25, 2022


IOA president Narinder Batra and Sports activities Minister Anurag Thakur wished India’s Olympic-bound athletes in a video interplay with among the largest medal hopefuls and PM Narendra Modi on Tuesday.

Narinder Batra is the Indian Olympic Affiliation president (AFP Picture)

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Out of the 119 athletes, 67 are male and 52 feminine members
  • This will likely be India’s largest ever contingent of athletes on the Olympics
  • India will likely be competing in a complete of 85 medal occasions on the Olympics

India will likely be sending a 228-member sturdy contingent for this month’s Tokyo Olympics that can embody 119 athletes, Indian Olympics Affiliation (IOA) President Narinder Batra confirmed on Tuesday.

Out of the 119 athletes, 67 are male and 52 feminine members, Batra mentioned throughout Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s interplay with Olympic-bound athletes.

Batra additionally revealed that the primary batch of the athletes will likely be leaving for Tokyo on July 17. India will likely be competing in a complete of 85 medal occasions on the Olympics.

“The whole Indian contingent for Tokyo Olympics will likely be 228. There will likely be 67 male athletes and 52 feminine athletes. We’re combating for 85 medal occasions,” Batra mentioned within the digital interplay.

This will likely be India’s largest ever contingent of athletes on the Olympics.

“The primary contingent will depart for Tokyo on July 17. It should have 90 athletes and officers in whole.”

Newly-appointed Sports activities Minister Anurag Thakur additionally wished the Tokyo-bound athletes and likewise praised the Prime Minister’s management.

“From 22 States, 119 athletes will signify 130-crore Indians in 18 sports activities disciplines in Tokyo Olympics. I really feel that below your (PM) management, our gamers will have the ability to give their greatest within the Tokyo Olympics,” Anurag Thakur mentioned. (With PTI inputs)



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