Five Indian Air Force Personnel Part Of Indian Contingent For Tokyo Olympics

Five Indian Air Force Personnel Part Of Indian Contingent For Tokyo Olympics

Five Indian Air Force Personnel Part Of Indian Contingent For Tokyo Olympics

Five personnel of Indian Air Force are a part of Indian contingent in Tokyo Olympics. (File)

New Delhi:

Five personnel of the Indian Air Force (IAF) are a part of the Indian contingent that can take part within the Tokyo Olympics beginning Friday.

Four personnel — Sergeant Shivpal Singh, Sergeant Noah Nirmal Tom, Junior Warrant Officer Deepak Kumar and Corporal Alex Anthony — can be competing as sportspersons, whereas Master Warrant Officer Ashok Kumar can be a referee within the wrestling occasions, the IAF stated in an announcement on Thursday.

“The IAF is proud to announce the inclusion of 5 Air Warriors (4 competing and one as a referee) within the Indian contingent, after a spot of 25 years, for the upcoming Tokyo Olympics 2021 to carry out, outshine and convey medals for the nation , it stated.

Sergeant Shivpal Singh has certified for the javelin throw occasion, whereas Sergeant Noah Nirmal Tom and Corporal Alex Antony will participate within the 4×400 meter mixed-relay race, it added.

Junior Warrant Officer Deepak Kumar is a part of the Indian capturing workforce for the 10-metre air rifle occasion, the IAF knowledgeable.

Master Warrant Officer Ashok Kumar is the primary Indian referee who could be officiating in back-to-back Olympic video games, it stated.

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