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Narendra Modi interacts with Indian players visiting Tokyo
- PM Narendra Modi interacts with Indian athletes visiting Tokyo
- PM Narendra Modi wishes Indian athletes good luck for winning medals
- PM Narendra Modi interacts with athletes as well as their parents
New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi told the Tokyo Olympics-bound Indian athletes that they should not be burdened with expectations, but focus on giving their 100 per cent and wish the entire nation with their best wishes. Modi held a virtual conversation with the Indian players going for the Olympic Games starting from July 23 to encourage them.
During a conversation with India’s medal hopeful javelin thrower Neeraj Chopra, while giving a message to all the players, he said, ‘You do not have to be burdened with expectations. You have to give your 100 percent. The best wishes of the whole country are with you.
Indian players going to Tokyo Olympics PV Sindhu (Badminton), Sania Mirza (Tennis), MC Mary Kom (Boxing), Saurabh Chaudhary and Elavenil Walrevin (Shooting), Dutee Chand (Athletics), Manpreet Singh (Hockey), Vinesh Phogat (Wrestling) ), Sajan Prakash (Swimming), Deepika Kumari and Praveen Jadhav (Archery), Ashish Kumar (Boxing), Manika Batra and Achanta Sharath Kamal (Table Tennis) were spoken by the Prime Minister.
In this conversation, Sports Minister Anurag Thakur, Minister of State for Sports Nisith Pramanik, former Sports Minister Kiren Rijiju, IOA President Narinder Batra besides the parents of the players were also present. Modi also spoke to the parents of many players. In a conversation with archer Praveen Kumar, son of a daily wage labourer, he said, “Our players have shown what the country’s talent cannot do if the talent is selected at the grassroots level.”
PM Modi gave example of Sachin Tendulkar
Giving the example of champion cricketer Sachin Tendulkar to boxer Ashish Kumar, who lost his father just before the Olympics, he said, “Tendulkar was also playing a very important tournament at a time when his father passed away. He paid tribute to his father through his sport. You have set the same example. You are a winner as a player, but also as a person you have conquered the odds.
When asked by Modi, the world’s number one archer and recently won a gold medal at the World Cup in Paris, how she strikes a balance between the pressure of expectations and her performance, Deepika said that she is completely focused on performance. holds. She asked Vinesh Phogat, a medal hopeful in wrestling, how she copes with the burden of expectations due to the fame of the family.
To this Vinesh said, ‘Expectations are important which motivates to perform well. There is no pressure of expectations. Will do my best. Players have to be mentally strong. The role of the family remains important and the support of the family has always been there.
In a conversation with Indian hockey team captain Manpreet Singh, he said that India has won the most medals in hockey in the Olympics and at this time he is missing the great players like Major Dhyan Chand, KD Singh Babu and Mohammad Shahid. He expressed hope that the Indian team will carry forward that chain of success.
India to send 228-member contingent including 119 players to Tokyo Olympics
Indian Olympic Association (IOA) President Narinder Batra said on Tuesday that India will send a 228-member contingent, including 119 players, to the Tokyo Olympics. During Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s interaction with Olympic-going athletes, Batra told that out of 119 players, 67 are male and 52 are female participants. This will be India’s largest ever contingent at the Olympics. “The first team to go to Tokyo will leave from here on July 17,” he said. There will be a total of 90 athletes and officials.
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