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Coronavirus: How the Indian sports fraternity is using break in action to do good?

Coronavirus: How the Indian sports fraternity is using break in action to do good?
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P. Divya Rao

Published: 19 March 2020 8:19 AM GMT

There might have question marks on whether the Olympics are going to held or not but that does not seem to stop athletes from training hard. Coronavirus is the reason why a lot of Olympic qualifiers have been cancelled but that only makes these athletes be more determined. Let’s have a look at how are our athletes coping with the advent of corona…

Chennai City FC has decided to follow the awareness route and spread the word by making sure people stay home and don't forget to practice even if they are indoors.

https://twitter.com/ChennaiCityFC/status/1240207424658661376?s=20

Not just Chennai but Bengaluru FC also came up with a series of posters directing their followers how maintain their hygiene during this tough time. They have made sure to disseminate the information in the most creative way possible and with their players being the one to message-element in the posters, it is definitely reaching a lot more people.

https://twitter.com/bengalurufc/status/1240152250707775488?s=20

Indian badminton star, Jwala Gutta didn't forget to tell her fans to be cautious at all times and not to neglect any of the symptoms of COVID-19. The doubles specialists keeps up with any latest update that comes her way and keeps her followers posted.

https://twitter.com/Guttajwala/status/1240530935088439296?s=20

India's T20 captain, Harmanpreet Kaur. who returned with her team as the runner's up from ICC T20 women's World Cup is relaxing with her pet dog but during this time as well she didn't stop being a responsible leader and posted her concern and advise to people.

https://twitter.com/ImHarmanpreet/status/1238698329141202944?s=20

https://twitter.com/ImHarmanpreet/status/1239580202100879360?s=20

India's stongest hope among women's in Olympics, Vinesh Phogat also did not forget to advise her fellow athletes to not focus on training during these times rather stay home and stay well. Vinesh, who lost out on a medal in last Olympics kept the pressure off her and others by saying that Olympics happen to bring everyone together and the tough times have already brought everyone together so take one step at a time.

https://twitter.com/Phogat_Vinesh/status/1240297663683149824?s=20

Bajrang Punia- arguably, India’s best wrestler is sweating it out in his training sessions even with the risk of coronavirus being around. He surely knows the value of this Olympics, which is also his first, and doesn't want to miss out even a single day that could cost him a medal.

https://twitter.com/BajrangPunia/status/1240172437817319424?s=20

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