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Tokyo Olympic 2020: Kiren Rijiju unveils uniform for Indian athletes

NEW DELHI: Union Youth Affairs and Sports Minister Kiren Rijiju Thursday introduced the official uniform that the Indian team will wear in the Tokyo Olympics which begin next month.

The Indian delegation for the forthcoming Tokyo Olympics is likely to be around 190, with more than 100 athletes, according to IOA president Narinder Batra.

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A total of 105 athletes have qualified for the Tokyo Olympics so far. Fourteen more from athletics are anticipated to make the cut, with two each from tennis, archery, golf, and swimming.

“When the qualification process is completed, we expect to reach 125 to 135 (qualified athletes) in the next two to three weeks,” Batra said at the online event.
He added, “this means the Indian contingent, including officials and support workers is expected to be around 190.”

“Today, Prime Minister Narendra Modi took a review of the country’s preparation for the Olympics,” Rijiju said as he unveiled the Indian contingent’s official uniform.

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