Prime Minister Narendra Modi held a review meeting on the preparations of the Athletes of the Indian Olympic Games.© ANI / Twitter
Union Minister for Youth and Sports Kiren Rijiju on Thursday announced that Prime Minister Narendra Modi had held a meeting to prepare athletes for the Tokyo Olympics. Rijiju also said that the Prime Minister has called on everyone to encourage Indian Athletes in the upcoming Games. “Prime Minister Narendra Modi today attended a meeting to prepare Athletes for the Tokyo Olympics. The Prime Minister has called on everyone to cheer on the Athletes,” said Rijiju, who was presenting the Indian Olympic uniform.
Last week, the Indian Olympic Association (IOA) confirmed that the entire contingent targeted at the Olympics will be vaccinated against Covid-19 ahead of the Tokyo Games.
The IOA has also received its full contingent for receiving at least the first dose of the Covid-19 vaccine, while some have been fully vaccinated.
“The Indian Olympic Association therefore reaffirms its commitment and commitment to the IOC and the Tokyo Organizing Committee to comply with all necessary measures and guidelines, all participants through the Indian Olympic Association for Tokyo Olympic Games will follow all measures Athletes, technical officials and delegates and They will be vaccinated before they leave for Japan. Currently, each of the previous ones has had their first vaccine and it will happen according to the 2nd vaccination protocols, ”the IOA said in an official statement.
“We thank the Government of India for providing support to each contingent member and all representatives of India to obtain vaccines,” he added.
On May 22, the IOA reported that 19 Olympic-related sports received two doses of the Covid-19 vaccine and therefore received the vaccine against the virus.
While 131 sports and 13 para-sports received the first dose of the Covid-19 vaccine, 17 sports and 2 para-sports received two doses of the Covid-19 vaccine as of May 20th.
23 members of the coaches received two doses of the vaccine and 87 members received the first dose of the vaccine.
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