Paris Olympics 2024 : Sports Minister Anurag Thakur tweeted that we want to strengthen the preparations for Paris Olympics 2024 even more. This is the reason why 7 great international Indian athletes have included in the Mission Olympic Cell. These 7 veterans were include in the Mission Olympic Cell. Bhutia and Anju Bobby also join the team. In 2016, Mission Olympic Cell was form.
Paris Olympics 2024 : Government tightens its back on Paris Olympics
After winning the record medal in Tokyo Olympics 2021, now the Government of India has started preparations for Paris Olympics 2024. Under this, the Sports Ministry has included 7 veteran international athletes in its Team Mission Olympic Cell. New champions will prepared under their guidance.
Sports Minister Anurag Thakur himself shared this thing through social media.
I am pleased to appoint ex-athletes @bhaichung15 (Football),@anjubobbygeorg1 (Athletics),@IamSardara_08 (Hockey),@AnjaliB_Oly (Shooting),@virenrasquinha (Hockey),@Monalis60971861 (Table Tennis) & @TMurgunde (Badminton)
as the new MOC members.#AimingHigher
— Anurag Thakur (@ianuragthakur) December 2, 2021
He tweeted that we want to strengthen the preparations for the Paris Olympics 2024 even more. This is the reason why 7 great international Indian athletes have included in the Mission Olympic Cell.
Paris Olympics 2024 : These are the seven giants
Anurag wrote that the experience of all these seven athletes will help us in creating a champion-athlete preparation system. In the second tweet, Anurag Thakur named the seven former players who were include in the Olympic cell. These are veteran former footballer Baichung Bhutia, long jumper Anju Bobby George, hockey player Sardar Singh, Viren Raskinha, shooter Anjali Bhagwat, table tennis player Monalisa Barua Mehta and badminton star Trupti Murungde.
The Mission Olympic Cell was form in 2016 by the Central Government.
Whose name is Tops. Through this, arrangements are make for training, boarding, lodging training of athletes. Along with this, players are also send abroad for better training. Last year Bajrang Punia was also send. Under this scheme, a campaign is being run to find those talents who are cut off from the main stream.