Sachin Tendulkar encouraged the Indian continent for the Tokyo Olympics.© Twitter
Sachin Tendulkar cheered on the Tokyo Athletes of India on Monday before the start of the Olympics. In a video shared by the Indian Cricket Control Commission (BCCI), Tendulkar said he knows Athletes are preparing to give their best for the country and asked them to encourage people. “The legendary @Sachin_rt is cheering our Indian Athletes on @ Tokyo2020,” the BCCI says in the video. “We all have challenges, even our athletes, and I know they are preparing to give their best at the Tokyo Olympics,” Tendulkar said in the video.
– BCCI (@BCCI) July 19, 2021
Earlier, the BCCI shared a video of several members of the Indian Cricket Fraternity – including Virat Kohli and Mithali Raj – wishing the athletes luck before the Tokyo Games.
“BCCI has proudly teamed up with former Indian Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi to offer our full support to Team India athletes in Tokyo 2020. They have trained hard and are very little missing. Let’s go together and cheer on 4 India,” the Indians Cricket board tweeted.
India is sending 119 athletes to the Tokyo Games, which kick off on Friday.
Six-time world champion and bronze medalist Mary Kom and Indian hockey skipper Manpreet Singh have been named flag bearers of the Indian mainland for the opening ceremony of the Tokyo Olympics.
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