Up to date: Jul 19, 2021 23:26 IST
New Delhi [India], July 19 (ANI): Union Sports activities Minister Anurag Thakur, megastar Amitabh Bachchan, actor Akshay Kumar and Minister for Regulation and Justice Kiren Rijiju have prolonged their finest needs to the Indian athletes forward of the Tokyo Video games.
Indian sportspersons will probably be taking part in 18 disciplines viz., Archery, Athletics, Boxing, Badminton, Equestrian, Fencing, Golf, Gymnastics, Hockey, Judo, Rowing, Taking pictures, Crusing, Swimming, Desk Tennis, Tennis, Weightlifting, and Wrestling.
A complete of 127 athletes throughout 18 sports activities disciplines from India will function within the Tokyo Olympics. That is the biggest-ever contingent India is sending to any Olympics. The 69 cumulative occasions throughout the 18 sport disciplines that India will take part in are additionally the very best ever for the nation.
“Be part of Union Minister for I&B and Youth Affairs & Sports activities, GoI- Sh. @ianuragthakur, NP Singh, Amitabh Bachchan, Akshay Kumar, Minister of Regulation & Justice, GoI- Sh. @KirenRijiju & others as they #Cheer4India,” Sony Sports activities tweeted.
Aside from them, Chief of Defence Workers (CDS) Common Bipin Rawat, philanthropist Sudha Murthy and NP Singh, the CEO of Sony Photos Networks India additionally wished the easiest to the Indian athletes.
In the meantime, shuttlers PV Sindhu and Sai Praneeth have begun their last leg of coaching for the Olympics in Tokyo. Paddlers Sharath Kamal and Sathiyan Gnanasekaran additionally began their final lap of coaching they usually have been seen battling it out on the desk tennis court docket.
The flag bearer of Indian tennis contingent Sania Mirza and Ankita Raina are headed to Tokyo for the upcoming Olympics.
The duo of Sania and Ankita was seen on the Hyderabad Airport on Monday, the Sports activities Authority of India (SAI) confirmed. Earlier this month, Sania Mirza and Ankita Raina have been confirmed to symbolize India in ladies’s doubles on the Tokyo 2020 after entries have been formally introduced.
Tokyo Olympics will run from July 23 to August 8. The mega occasion was slated to be held final yr nevertheless it needed to be postponed because of the COVID-19 pandemic. (ANI)