PM Narendra Modi to meet India's Olympics-bound athletes
Prime Minister Narendra Modi will meet India's Rio Olympic-bound athletes on Monday, an official said.
New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi will meet India's Rio Olympic-bound athletes on Monday, an official said.
Modi will meet the Olympic contingent at the Manekshaw Centre here, a statement issued here said on Sunday.
So far, around 100 athletes from 13 sports disciplines have qualified for the Rio Olympics.
Modi will interact with the sportspersons and wish them well for their performance in the world's biggest sporting arena, the statement added.
Over 200 nations will be participating in the Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, scheduled to begin on 5 August.
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Organisers said Tuesday the series is scheduled to start on 23 May in Rabat, Morocco, take a one-month break for the postponed Tokyo Olympics, and end with a 8-9 September meet in Zurich.