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Even before the start of the Olympics, the Prime Minister spoke with the players through video conferencing.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi will meet Indian athletes participating in the Tokyo Olympics on the occasion of Independence Day. All the athletes have been invited as special guests for this event. 129 players from India have participated in the Tokyo Olympics.
also bid farewell with best wishes
The Prime Minister will personally meet and talk to all the players. After the Independence Day program, all the players will also visit the Prime Minister’s residence. Modi spoke through video conferencing even before his departure for Tokyo and conveyed his best wishes for a good performance.
India has so far two medals
India has so far two medals in the Tokyo Olympics. Weightlifter Mirabai Chanu won silver and badminton star PV Sindhu won bronze. Boxer Lovlina Borgohain secured a medal by making it to the semi-finals. Apart from these, both the men’s and women’s hockey teams are very close to the medal. The men’s team has lost in the semi-finals and will now play for the bronze medal. At the same time, the women’s team has to face Argentina in the semi-finals.
There is also hope of medal in wrestling and athletics
India is still expected to get medals in wrestling and athletics as well. Bajrang Punia and Vinesh Phogat are the contenders for the gold medal in wrestling. At the same time, in athletics, Neeraj Chopra can win a medal in javelin throw.