IOA to procure battery-powered face masks to aide athletes in training

Indian Olympic Association (IOA), in its efforts to help athletes resume training, is acquiring battery-powered face masks for them. The Olympic body has tied up with a renowned university which designed the mask. The athlete-specific mask is equipped with two big valves to help them breathe.

To ensure the smooth resumption of training activities as per the Standard Operating Procedure (SOP) issued by the Sports Ministry, the Indian Olympic Association has decided to come up with a battery-powered mask through which athletes will be able to train without worrying about COVID-19.

This mask will be powered by a battery….Read more