The decision was taken at the 56th meeting of the Mission Olympic Cell held on 7 April, when it was decided that all Olympic-qualified athletes will be supported through TOPS.
Nethra Kumanan, the first Indian woman sailor to qualify for Olympics, says she tried other sports and dancing
Nethra has been training with Hungarian coach Tamas Eszes, a two-time Olympian, and she said they had been focussed on dealing with the stress of racing.
Four Indian sailors to compete in Tokyo Olympics as Ganapathy Chengappa-Varun Thakkar pair, Vishnu Saravanan qualify
Nethra Kumanan became the first Indian woman sailor to qualify for the Games in Tokyo in the laser radial event in the Mussanah Open Championship, which is an Asian Olympic qualifying event.
The 23-year-old Kumanan has a 21-point advantage over her nearest rival, who also happens to be an Indian — Ramya Saravanan — in the Laser Radial Class event with one race to go on Thursday.
Asian Games 2018: With foreign coaches-backed sailors bagging three medals, onus on Indian authorities to support sport
Along with Jonas Warrer and Alexandr Denisiuc, Francesca Clapcich played an important role in getting India three medals in the Asian Games regatta.
Asian Games 2018: Varsha Gautham, Sweta Shervegar grab silver in 49er FX Women's event as India win three medals in sailing
Varun Thakkar Ashok and Chengappa Ganapathy Kelapanda won bronze with a total of 53 after race 15 in the 49er men's event.