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.

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