LIVE: PM Narendra Modi interacts with Indian athletes going to Tokyo Olympics — Updates, Blog
The Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi will interact with the country's athletes bound for Tokyo Olympics. Follow LIVE updates.
Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi will interact with the country's athletes bound for Tokyo Olympics virtually at 5 pm today. Over 120 athletes from India have qualified for the Tokyo Olympics, making it the biggest Indian contingent ever for the quadrennial Games.
Follow our LIVE blog for minute-by-minute updates of Prime Minster's interaction with Indian players.
- 13 July 2021 12:35 PM GMT
The facilities have improved in India, I hope more players emerge from India. I am looking forward to playing with Ankita.
Today, Indians have a belief that even non-cricketers can have good performances. The last Olympic cycle has been quite productive.
I returned after giving birth to my son. I see plenty of changes today.
- 13 July 2021 12:19 PM GMT
The COVID outbreak broke our concentration last year. But this year, we only focussed on Olympics. We should always maintain the safety protocols or we can be out of Olympics.
Sports have become more professional today in India. The govt has given a lot of importance to sports. More opportunities have opened up. Parents are also confident today about sending their children to sports.
- 13 July 2021 12:13 PM GMT
I took up a lot of sports but found shooting to be the most exciting. That's how I became passionate for sports.
I started shooting during the third standard. My training and education were facilitated by Sanskardham in Gujarat. Many people were behind my success.