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There will be no shortage of funds, Rijiju to archers

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NEW DELHI, June 19: The newly appointed sports minister Kiren Rijiju on Wednesday interacted with the Indian archers and assured that the government will provide adequate funds for their training ahead.

The Indian archery team returned with three medals including a silver and two bronze from the recently concluded World Championship in Den Bosch, The Netherlands. The trio of Tarundeep Rai, Atanu Das and Pravin Jadhav won the silver medal in the men�s recurve team event and also secured a quota for the 2020 Olympics.

In the women�s events, Jyothi Surekha Vennam produced a stellar show to help the compound team, also featuring Muskan Kirar and Raj Kaur, bag the bronze medal. The 22-year-old then went on to win another bronze in the individual category.

�We want to provide all the support to the archers, all those who have performed well for India and also those who have the potential. We will give them funding for coaches, training facilities, technical support and whatever other things they may require.

�The government already provides them with all these and the athletes are satisfied but whatever more they require to enhance their performance the government will do,� said Rijiju. The women�s recurve team, although ranked higher than their male counterparts, missed out on securing a quota in the World Championship. They have one more event to seal an Olympic berth. � PTI

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There will be no shortage of funds, Rijiju to archers

NEW DELHI, June 19: The newly appointed sports minister Kiren Rijiju on Wednesday interacted with the Indian archers and assured that the government will provide adequate funds for their training ahead.

The Indian archery team returned with three medals including a silver and two bronze from the recently concluded World Championship in Den Bosch, The Netherlands. The trio of Tarundeep Rai, Atanu Das and Pravin Jadhav won the silver medal in the men�s recurve team event and also secured a quota for the 2020 Olympics.

In the women�s events, Jyothi Surekha Vennam produced a stellar show to help the compound team, also featuring Muskan Kirar and Raj Kaur, bag the bronze medal. The 22-year-old then went on to win another bronze in the individual category.

�We want to provide all the support to the archers, all those who have performed well for India and also those who have the potential. We will give them funding for coaches, training facilities, technical support and whatever other things they may require.

�The government already provides them with all these and the athletes are satisfied but whatever more they require to enhance their performance the government will do,� said Rijiju. The women�s recurve team, although ranked higher than their male counterparts, missed out on securing a quota in the World Championship. They have one more event to seal an Olympic berth. � PTI