Tokyo Olympics: Indian contingent have reached Tokyo in separate teams.
Indian Olympic Association President Narinder Batra on Tuesday mentioned it doesn’t take a lot time to get out of the airport in Tokyo and the coming athletes mustn’t take stress, considering they must anticipate lengthy to finish the formalities.Indian Olympic Association President Narinder Batra on Tuesday mentioned it doesn’t take a lot time to get out of the airport in Tokyo and the coming athletes mustn’t take stress, considering they must anticipate lengthy to finish the formalities. Batra, additionally a member of the International Olympic Committee, will likely be self quarantining for 3 days in a lodge offered by the IOC, until July 23. “As I reached Tokyo as we speak, persons are being made to have the concern that it took lots of time to get out of the airport right here. It took only one hour for me to get out of the airport,” Batra mentioned from Tokyo through the on-line send-off occasion of the 26-member monitor and area athletes.
“Out of that one hour, 30 minutes was for COVID-19 test. If there was no COVID-19 test, it would have taken taken just half an hour to collect the luggage and come out of the airport,” he added.
He mentioned the scenario just isn’t that that unhealthy within the Japanese capital and the athletes mustn’t take undue stress.
“Please don’t take stress. You will be facilitated to get out of the airport. Athletes are being taken through a different channel and they get out (of airport) quickly,” he mentioned.
“We have explained everybody that if you miss something, there is a declaration form and you can fill it and get out of it (airport),” he added.
The 47-member contingent, together with 26 athletes, would be the second massive group leaving for Tokyo after the primary one left on July 17.
“Athletics is growing though we lack a medal so far (in Olympics). I don’t see that day far and it is time to break that whatever have not been happening in Olympics,” he mentioned.
Athletics Federation of India’s Planning Commission chairman Lalit Bhanot additionally mentioned that he had interacted with the Indian contingent’s chef-de-mission and his deputy and so they mentioned that it was not troublesome to get out of airport and attain the village.