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Howrah Bridge lit up to wish Indians for Tokyo Olympics

By Rediff Sports
July 20, 2021 09:43 IST
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Howrah Bridge was illuminated on Monday to wish Indian athletes ahead of the Tokyo Olympics

IMAGE: Howrah Bridge was illuminated on Monday to wish Indian athletes ahead of the Tokyo Olympics. Photograph: PIB West Benga/Twitter

Kolkata's iconic Howrah Bridge on Monday was illuminated to boost the morale of the Indian contingent at the upcoming Tokyo Olympics.

 

Indian sportspersons will be participating in 18 disciplines - Archery, Athletics, Boxing, Badminton, Equestrian, Fencing, Golf, Gymnastics, Hockey, Judo, Rowing, Shooting, Sailing, Swimming, Table Tennis, Tennis, Weightlifting, and Wrestling.

'Iconic Howrah Bridge (Rabindra Setu) illuminated for #Tokyo2020 #Cheer4India #TokyoOlympics2020 @SMPort_Kolkata @YASMinistry @Media_SAI @MIB_India @PIB_India @DDBanglaNews @airnews_kolkata,' PIB West Bengal tweeted alongside photographs on Monday.

Howrah Bridge was illuminated on Monday to wish Indian athletes ahead of the Tokyo Olympics

A total of 127 athletes across 18 sports disciplines from India will feature in the Tokyo Olympics. This is the biggest-ever contingent India is sending to any Olympics. The 69 cumulative events across the 18 sport disciplines that India will participate in are also the highest ever for the country.

Howrah Bridge was illuminated on Monday to wish Indian athletes ahead of the Tokyo Olympics

Tokyo Olympics will run from July 23 to August 8. 

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