Rio 2016: PM Narendra Modi assures all probable assistance to Indian Olympics contingent

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New Delhi: Assuring “all probable help” to a Indian fortuitous during a Rio Olympic Games 2016, scheduled to start on 5 August, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday hoped that Indian sportspersons would be means to win hearts of people from opposite a world.

Modi flagged off ‘Run for Rio’ eventuality during a Major Dhyan Chand National Stadium to hearten for a largest ever Indian fortuitous who will be participating during a multi-sport eventuality in Rio.

Thousands of propagandize children, wearing masks of Rio-bound Olympians, participated in a ‘Run for Rio’ from Major Dhyan Chand National Stadium to Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium.

File print of PM Modi with athletes. PIBFile print of PM Modi with athletes. PIB

File print of PM Modi with athletes. PIB

“Wherever a athletes go, India is manifest not usually on a belligerent though in their control as well. we am assured that these players will win hearts with their poise during a Games. They will deliver a good Indian birthright to a world,” he said.

“I wish to communicate this to a members of Indian fortuitous that there will be many athletes from all over a universe though there are 125 crore Indians station behind you. When we will raise a tri-colour here on a arise of 70th Independence Day, we am certain that a inhabitant dwindle will also be hoisted in Rio during this period,” pronounced Modi.

He also urged a girl to work tough for 2020 Olympics and pronounced a concentration should be on promulgation some-more than 200-member fortuitous to Tokyo.

“This time we did not get adequate time as we came to energy 2 years behind only. Next Olympics will be hold in Tokyo in 2020 and we interest to a girl to ready tough from now onwards targeting Tokyo. We contingency take a oath to send some-more than 200 athletes to 2020 Olympics,” Modi said.

“I wish these 119 sportspersons will perform good (in a games), and they will be means to win hearts of a people, who come there from opposite tools of a world,” Modi pronounced while flagging off “Run for Rio” in Delhi at Major Dhyan Chand National Stadium.

The Prime Minister also voiced compensation over a fact that India, this time around, was means to send a clever fortuitous of 119 sportspersons to a Rio Olympic Games.

“India has been compared with a Olympic Games for over 100 years though usually this year we were means to send 119 sportspersons to Rio,” he said, adding that a whole fortuitous was prepared good and supervision took special caring of their training.

“We allotted special bill for their diet, training this time around,” he said, adding that players were asked where and underneath whom would they like to be lerned and all arrangements were done for any comparison particular with supervision spending from Rs 30 lakh to Rs 1.50 crore on a player.

Modi also wished fitness to a hosts Rio de Jeneiro for a successful Games.

“I communicate my best wishes to Rio, all a member countries and players from a countrymen. we am certain that this Games, with a moto of swelling a summary of brotherhood, will be rarely successful,” pronounced a Prime Minister.

“Sport is a prerequisite of life and internationally it is essential for any a nation. Come lets play and blossom,” he added.

Sports Minister Vijay Goel pronounced that their aim is to widespread sports to any and any encampment and rise other sports as well.

“We are hosting Brics football and Under-17 World Cup. We are shortly going to open 8 new sports academies. we wish fitness to all a members of Rio fortuitous from a Indian government,” Goel said.

Modi also expelled a leaflet on India’s story in Olympics with information about a players holding partial in Rio games.

With inputs from agencies.

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