A 15-member Olympic-bound Indian staff will depart for Zagreb, Croatia on Could 11 in a chartered flight to take part within the European Championship, to be held in Osijek from Could 20 to June 6.
The squad will then participate within the ISSF World Cup, in the identical metropolis, from June 22 to July 3.
“Our endeavour is to make sure that our Tokyo-bound athletes get the very best coaching in a secure setting. Due to this fact, @IndiaSports has determined in tandem with @OfficialNRAI to base India’s 13-member (15-member) capturing squad for coaching in Croatia for 78 days from tenth Could,” Rijiju tweeted.
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— Kiren Rijiju (@KirenRijiju) 1620563517000
After the training-cum-competition stint in Croatia, they may immediately go away for Tokyo to take part within the Olympics, starting on July 23.
The mixed World Cup in Osijek is being organised rather than the one earlier scheduled to be held in Baku, Azerbaijan (from June 21 to July 2) however was cancelled attributable to a surge in COVID-19 instances in that nation.
India is going through a devastating second wave of the COVID-19 pandemic, which has left the nation’s well being care system in full shambles with most hospitals struggling for important provides like oxygen, ventilators, beds and life saving medicines.