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The Tokyo Games are only a month away and to maintain up with the Olympic spirit, Prime Minister Narendra Modi took to Twitter on Wednesday to salute the efforts and contribution of Indian athletes on the event of International Olympic Day. PM Modi, in his tweet, mentioned the nation is pleased with all of the athletes who’ve represented India in numerous Olympic occasions through the years. “Today, on Olympic Day, I appreciate all those who have represented India in various Olympics over the years. Our nation is proud of their contributions to sports and their efforts towards motivating other athletes,” PM Modi tweeted. 

Sending his greatest needs to the Indian contingent, PM Modi urged everybody to take part in a quiz associated to the Olympic Games.

The Tokyo Games are scheduled to start on July 23 and the quadrennial occasion will go on until August 8. 

On Monday, the organisers of the Tokyo Olympics revealed that as much as 10,000 followers might be allowed on the Games whereas including that in case of rise in Covid circumstances, the showpiece occasion may transfer behind closed doorways. 

“In light of the government’s restrictions on public events, the spectator limit for the Olympic Games will be set at 50 per cent of venue capacity, up to a maximum of 10,000 people in all venues,” organisers had mentioned in a press release.

“If there should be major dramatic change in the infection situation, we may need to revisit this matter amongst ourselves and we may need to consider the option of having no spectators in the venues,” Tokyo Governor Yuriko Koike mentioned.


A choice on spectators on the Paralympics might be delayed till July 16, per week earlier than the Olympics open.

(With AFP inputs)

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