Tokyo Olympics: Team India captain Virat Kohli cheers for Indian athletes ahead of Tokyo Olympics – Team India captain Virat Kohli, who is in England for the five-match Test series starting from August 4, is cheering for the Indian athletes going for the Tokyo Olympics. BCCI’s official Twitter handle posted a video of Kohli on Sunday. Tokyo Olympics is scheduled to start from 22nd July.
Former India cricketer Suresh Raina also posted a tweet to cheer the Indian team at Olympics. “It fills us with immense pride to see our country represent at the Tokyo Olympics, my best wishes to the team! You have the nation’s support, go get it!@ianuragthakur @KirenRijiju @Media_SAI @IndianOlympians #Tokyo2020#Cheer4India,” Raina wrote on Twitter.
It fills us with immense pride to see our country represent at the Tokyo Olympics, my best wishes to the team! You have the nation’s support, go get it! 💪🇮🇳 @ianuragthakur @KirenRijiju @Media_SAI @IndianOlympians #Tokyo2020 #Cheer4India
— Suresh Raina🇮🇳 (@ImRaina) July 18, 2021
BCCI shared Virat Kohli’s video where he said, “Watch our Indian athletes on Tokyo Olympics.” BCCI wrote in the caption,”#TeamIndia captain
They have trained hard and are raring to go.
— BCCI (@BCCI) July 10, 2021
— Rishabh Pant (@RishabhPant17) July 18, 2021
Officially Olympic Games will be opened on 22nd July, though the first competition (Baseball & Football) is scheduled for 21st July. Olympic Games will be played till 8th August. The Tokyo 2020 Games will feature a record 33 competitions and 339 events held across 42 competition venues.
Earlier, the Indian women team’s captain Mithali Raj and her other teammates were also seen cheering for the Indian athletes in a BCCI shared video. “The BCCI proudly joins the Honourable Prime Minister of India Shri @narendramodi in extending our wholehearted support to the Team India Athletes @Tokyo2020 They have trained hard and are raring to go. Let us get together and #Cheer4India | @JayShah | @IndiaSports.”
Olympics LIVE Broadcast: The world’s biggest sporting extravaganza will be LIVE Broadcasted & LIVE Streamed in more than 204 countries. In India the Olympics & Paralympics will be broadcasted LIVE on Sony Sports Network & will be LIVE Streamed on SonyLIV. In USA – games will be broadcasted LIVE on NBC Network.
India at Tokyo Olympics: India is sending 126 members squad who will be competing across 18 sports, which is way more than what they competed in at the last Olympics. Let’s look at the sports in which India has qualified and will competing hard for the medals.