Millennium Post (Kolkata)
Rijiju expecting double digit medal haul in Olympics
NEW DELHI: Sports Minister Kiren Rijiju is expecting an unprecedented double digit medal haul from the Indian athletes in the upcoming Tokyo Olympics. On Wednesday, Rijiu said the government has provided all possible support to the country's athletes in preparation for the Olympics, and it is now their job to make the Games a "memorable" one for India.
"We want to make this Olympics very, very memorable and it is the athletes who would ensure that the Tokyo Olympics becomes one of the most cherished Olympics for India.
"From ministry's end we have tried to provide everything required for Olympicbound athletes and athletes who are participating in qualifying events. Our priority was to fulfil all needs of our athletes," the minister said.