New Delhi: Union Minister for Youth Affairs and Sports, Kiren Rijiju, on Thursday officially unveiled Team India’s official kit for the upcoming Tokyo Olympics.
Rijiju, accompanied by other key officials, unveiled India’s Olympic kit on the occasion of 50 days countdown to Tokyo Olympics.
The Union Minister later on took to Twitter and said that the entire nation will be cheering the Indian athletes in one chorus during the landmark sporting event.
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“Unveiled the #TEAMINDIA OFFICIAL OLYMPIC KIT on the occasion of 50 Days Countdown to Tokyo Olympics. Entire nation will be cheering for our athletes in one chorus! India..India,” he wrote on Twitter while sharing a couple of photos from the event.
Unveiled the #TEAMINDIA OFFICIAL OLYMPIC KIT on the occasion of 50 Days Countdown to Tokyo Olympics.
Entire nation will be cheering for our athletes in one chorus! India..India.. pic.twitter.com/z9T0kwZJNK
— Kiren Rijiju (@KirenRijiju) June 3, 2021
Earlier today, Rijiju aslo said that Prime Minister Narendra Modi held a review meeting over the preparation of athletes for the upcoming Olympics.
“Prime Minister Narendra Modi today held a review meeting over the preparation of athletes for the upcoming Tokyo Olympics. The PM has appealed to all to cheer for the athletes,” said Rijiju while unveiling India’s Olympic uniform.
Last week, the Indian Olympic Association (IOA) had announced that its entire contingent bound for the Olympics will be COVId-19 vaccinated before the Tokyo Games.
The IOA had further added that its entire contingent has at least received the first dose of the Covid-19 vaccine, while few others have been fully vaccinated.
“The Indian Olympic Association, therefore, is confirming to IOC and Tokyo Organising Committee its commitment and pledge to follow all necessary precautions and guidelines, ensuring that all the participants through the Indian Olympic Association for the Tokyo Olympics including athletes, technical officials, and delegate members will follow all precautions and will be vaccinated before leaving for Japan, presently each of the above has had the first vaccination and 2nd will happen as per vaccination protocols,” the IOA had said in an official statement.
“We thank the Government of India for their support in securing vaccinations for each of the contingent members and any representatives from India,” it added.