Modi PM was informed that a total of 100 athletes have qualified for the Tokyo Olympics.© AFP
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday examined preparations for the Tokyo Olympics in India, as the main show is only 50 days away. “Officials made a presentation on various aspects of operational training for the upcoming Tokyo Olympics. During the review, the Prime Minister approved international steps taken to ensure uninterrupted training for athletes during the Pandemic, to participate in international competitions. they have in an official note.
The PM also approved the status of the vaccine for athletes and support staff. The Prime Minister then ordered that the most qualified and safe athletes, auxiliary staff and officials traveling to the Tokyo Olympics be vaccinated as soon as possible.
Prime Minister Modi said they would connect with the Olympic contingent in July via a video conference to encourage and wish them on behalf of all Indians.
The Prime Minister said that sport is at the core of the national character of India and that young people are creating a strong and vibrant culture of sport. He said the wishes of 135 million Indians will be with all the athletes who will take part in the Olympics. The Prime Minister added that for every young athlete who shines globally, thousands more will be inspired to do the sport.
Officials said special attention will be paid to boosting athletes ’motivation and morale as they participate in the Olympics. Therefore, regular video conferences will be held with parents and family in India again during the competition.
Modi PM was informed that a total of 100 athletes have qualified for the Tokyo Olympics in 11 sports and about another 25 athletes are likely to qualify for the Tokyo Olympics. Details of these will appear in late June.
In 2016, a total of 19 Indian athletes competed in the last Paralympics in Rio de Janeiro, 26 para-athletes qualified and another 16 athletes will qualify for the Tokyo Olympics.
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