Manpreet Singh explained Indian group is undoubtedly on track for acquiring the preferred result subsequent calendar year.© Twitter
With one calendar year to go for the Olympic Online games to get started in Tokyo on July 23, 2021, Indian men’s hockey group skipper Manpreet Singh feels that the latest squad is able of profitable a medal in the quadrennial party and make nation proud. The Indian men’s and women’s groups have competed very well versus top rated groups in the new past and have registered memorable victories at their respective FIH Collection Finals and the FIH Olympic Qualifiers previous calendar year.
Manpreet Singh expressed that the national facet has been getting greater with just about every Olympics.
“It’s unquestionably fascinating that in just one year’s time, we will be in Tokyo with the best of the athletes from about the planet. I have been part of two Olympic Online games so significantly, so I have gotten utilised to the huge phase. Nevertheless, there is constantly going to be a contact of nervousness floating about among the the players as we get started the one-calendar year countdown,” the skipper explained in a statement.
“The 2012 Olympic Online games was unquestionably a disastrous campaign for us, but it will be special for me considering the fact that it was my first Olympics. We went to the 2016 Olympic Online games with a a great deal greater facet and set up a greater overall performance, but we failed to achieve our preferred result there. We are unquestionably on the lookout to up the ante in Tokyo,” he additional.
The 28-calendar year-previous mentioned that the Indian group is on track to bag a medal at the Olympics subsequent calendar year.
“On the lookout at the way our squad has been carrying out in the previous calendar year, we unquestionably have a great chance to get a medal at the Olympics. All people is obvious about their roles in the facet and we have ample time to evolve as a group as very well. We are undoubtedly on track for acquiring our preferred result in the forthcoming Olympics. We just have to preserve concentrating on carrying out the processes very well and the results will get treatment of alone,” explained Manpreet.
The men’s group has previous won a gold medal in the 1980 Olympics in Moscow. The group experienced a weak operate in the previous a few editions of the Olympics.
The Tokyo Olympics will be held from July 23 to August 8, 2021, while the Paralympics will get position from August 24 to September 5, 2021.
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