The Sports Ministry on Friday approved the proposals of judokas Himanshi Tokas, Shraddha Chopra and Asmita Dey to participate in several international competitions.
Junior Asian Championships gold medalist Himanshi and Junior Oceania Championships gold medalist Shraddha will go to Paris for France Grand Slam, Baku for Azerbaijan Grand Slam, Tashkent for Uzbekistan Grand Slam and Linz for Austria Grand Prix.
Junior Asian Cup champion Asmita de France will join them in Paris for the Grand Slam. The Ministry will take care of the airfare, boarding/accommodation, insurance and local transportation costs of the players during all these competitions and training under its Target Olympic Podium Scheme (TOPS).
The Mission Olympic Cell also approved shooter Elavenil Valarivan’s request to participate in the upcoming ISSF World Cup in Spain under the Ranking Point (RPO) category only.
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