Pm Narendra Modi To Meet India’s Rio Olympic, Bound Athletes


New Delhi: Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi, will meet the athletes who shall be representing India at the forthcoming Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, officials said.  PM Modi will meet the Olympic contingent at the Manekshaw Centre in Delhi, a statement issued said today.

So far, around 100 athletes from 13 sports disciplines have qualified for the Rio Olympics. PM 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 August 5.