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Para athletes’ national camp is going on at Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium in Delhi. (File photo)
Para athletics coach Naval Singh has been found to be Corona positive. He was appointed as a coach in the ongoing national camp of para athletes at the Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium in Delhi. According to the Sports Authority of India (SAI), after the National Coach came to Corona Report positive, the players training with them have been quarantined in the hostel. At the same time, coaches have also become isolated.
Before that Archer Kapil was also found to be Karena positive. He was involved in the ongoing national camp at the Army Sports Institute, Pune.
Sports Minister said- Para athletes will get all kinds of facilities
Sports Minister Kiran Rijiju on Thursday held a meeting with Para Athletes and Paralympic Committee officials on World Disability Day. The meeting was attended by Paralympic Committee of India (PCI) chairperson Deepa Malik, para athletes Devendra Jhajharia, Parul Parmar and Shatabdi Awasthi. Rijiju assured the para athletes that they would be provided with all types of facilities. He said that Para Athletes and Divyang Warriors are our strength. The Ministry of Sports does not make any distinction between Able and differently-abled players. He also gets all the respect and amount that ordinary players get. The government and PCI are working together for the benefit of para athletes. Every type of facility is being provided to them during training.