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‘I’ll Eat Ice-Cream With You’: PM Modi Tells PV Sindhu Ahead Of Tokyo Olympics

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PV Sindhu PM Modi Interaction: Ahead of Tokyo Olympics, Prime Minister Narendra Modi interacted with athletes on Tuesday. The games are all set to take place from 23 July to 8 August 2021.

The badminton player PV Sindhu won the silver medal at the Rio Olympics. She is one of India’s biggest hopes at the Tokyo Olympics scheduled for this month.

PV Sindhu said to PM Modi, “We had to control a little as I am preparing for the Olympics. I don’t eat ice cream as much due to competition.” PM Modi said, “If I meet you after the Olympics, I’ll eat ice cream with you.”

PM Modi PV Sindhu Interaction Before Tokyo Olympics 2020:

After her interaction with PM Modi, PV Sindhu said, “It was an honour and an absolute pleasure speaking to our PM Narendra Modi with the rest of the Indian contingent. I would like to thank him and the entire nation for the continuous support and we hope to make you proud at the Olympics.”

Anurag Thakur, Union Sports and Youth Affairs Minister, started the virtual video conferencing session. He introduced the Prime Ministers to the participants of the Olympics. PM Modi thanked him for organising the meet for boosting the morale of the athletes. Other participants of the virtual meet included MoS Nisith Pramanik and Law Minister Kiren Rijiju.

Narinder Batra, the Indian Olympic Association President, said during the virtual video conferencing session, “It is an honour and privilege for every member of the contingent to get to speak to the Prime Minister before they depart for the Olympics. Our athletes will compete in 85 events in which they can win a medal.”

126 Indian athletes across 18 sports will be heading to Tokyo. This is the biggest Indian contingent that is being sent to any Olympics so far. There is a total of 69 cumulative events across the 18 sport disciplines in which India will take part.

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