Tokyo Games: Deepika Kumari will likely be aiming for a medal within the Olympics.© Twitter
Archery Association of India (AAI) President Arjun Munda feels the Tokyo-bound archery workforce will create historical past on the upcoming Tokyo Olympics. “See we have now confidence in our gamers that they may strive their finest and that strive is for the nation, their success is the nation’s success. The approach they’ve carried out has made the nation proud, the latest gold medals in tournaments say the whole lot. As the president of AAI, I really feel that this time archers will do nicely in Olympics and script historical past on the worldwide stage,” he advised ANI.
Last month, the Indian ladies’s recurve workforce comprised of Deepika Kumari, Komalika Bari, and Ankita Bhakat bagged a gold medal on the Archery World Cup Stage 3 in Paris. Deepika additionally gained the Recurve particular person occasion by 6-0 and blended occasion with husband Atanu Das.
“Today there’s actually a cheering setting as our gamers are going to showcase their finest efficiency within the Olympics and India is anticipating from our gamers that they may certainly carry out finest. The nation is supporting our gamers and the way in which the Prime Minister interacted with the gamers is one thing superb. He spoke with gamers, exchanged views and inspired them. Players are additionally assured of doing nicely and I hope that our gamers will definitely do nicely within the Olympics,” he pointed.
Meanwhile, the Indian archery workforce spearheaded by Deepika Kumari and Atanu Das has departed for Tokyo to participate within the Olympic Games. “Way to Tokyo. The Journey begins. This is the primary time we’re getting the privileges to have a really snug journey. Thank you a lot @Media_SAI @Anurag_Office @KirenRijiju @PMOIndia,” Atanu Das tweeted on Saturday.
A complete of 127 athletes throughout 18 sports activities disciplines from India will likely be heading to Tokyo. This 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.
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