He additionally mentioned that solely India will likely be written on athletes’ kits on the Tokyo Olympics, which is all set to start from July 23.
“Indian athletes, coaches and assist workers, is not going to be sporting any branded attire at Tokyo Olympics. Solely ‘INDIA’ will likely be written within the kits of our athletes,” tweeted Rijiju.
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Earlier, the Indian Olympic Affiliation(IOA) and Daylight Sports activities (Model Li Ning) reached an settlement collectively to rearrange the sports activities kitting of the Indian Olympic crew to Tokyo 2020, regionally by IOA.
The settlement was reached retaining in thoughts the protection and comfort of the athletes, in lieu of the logistical challenges being confronted by IOA because of the ongoing COVID-19 lockdown scenario within the nation.
“Over 100 Indian athletes have certified for the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Video games. The athletes are based mostly in numerous states and cities of India in coaching camps — a few of that are remoted bubbles, in preparation for the upcoming Olympic Video games,” an official launch said.
With the vastly spread-out coaching camps mixed with the always evolving COVID-19 scenario in India, IOA has confronted unprecedented logistical challenges in assembly the precise attire necessities of the taking part Indian athletes. On account of these challenges, the Indian Olympic Affiliation has requested Daylight Sports activities to permit IOA to nominate native producers accustomed to the athletes’ attire measurements, to supply and provide the sports activities kitting for the Indian Olympic crew.
The IOA on Tuesday had determined that the nation’s athletes would put on unbranded sports activities attire within the Olympic Video games to be held in Tokyo from July 23 to August 8, 2021.