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First batch of Indian players left for Tokyo to play Tokyo Olympics, Anurag Thakur also reached airport

The Olympic Video games are to be held in Tokyo, the capital of Japan, from July 23 amid the outbreak of Corona an infection. The primary batch of Indian sportspersons and paramedics left on Saturday to take part within the Olympic Video games. Sports activities Minister Anurag Thakur bid farewell to eight Indian gamers taking part within the Tokyo Olympics on the Indira Gandhi Worldwide Airport. Anurag Thakur additionally congratulated the gamers for the victory.

Thakur was accompanied by Minister of State for Sports activities Nisith Pramanik, SAI Director Basic Sandeep Pradhan and Indian Olympic Affiliation President Narinder Batra and Secretary Basic Rajeev Mehta amongst different officers to bid farewell to the primary batch of gamers. The Indian contingent, which departed from Delhi, has a complete of 88 members, together with 54 gamers, in addition to affiliate members and representatives of the IOA.

The crew, which left on Saturday, consists of gamers and affiliate members from archery, badminton, desk tennis, hockey, judo, gymnastics, swimming and weightlifting. The crew has the biggest variety of gamers from the boys’s and ladies’s hockey groups. Hockey groups had been accorded a heat welcome on the airport and the airport employees standing on either side had been clapping. Prime Indian weightlifter Mirabai Chanu arrived in Tokyo from her coaching middle within the US on Friday for the Olympic Video games beginning July 23. Chanu, India’s solely weightlifter, reached Tokyo with nationwide coach Vijay Sharma and assistant coach Sandeep Kumar on the Olympics.

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