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COVID-19: Rijiju reviews arrangements for athletes at SAI Centres
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COVID-19: Rijiju reviews arrangements for athletes at SAI Centres

India Blooms News Service | @indiablooms | 07 Apr 2020, 01:53 pm

New Delhi/UNI: Sports Minister Kiren Rijiju on Tuesday briefed all regional directors of Sports Authority of India across the country via video conference to review arrangements for the athletes.

All athletes who are home are connecting with coaches on digital platform every day to ensure training isn't hampered 2) athletes, coaches are enhancing knowledge with SAI's live sessions with experts," Rijiju's office tweeted.

"At the review meeting chaired by @kirenrijiju with senior SAI officials, he was briefed that elite athletes are being monitored by TOPS team for 1) How they are maintaining weight 2) How they are staying connected to their coach, nutritionist, strength and conditioning experts."

The Sports Minister also hailed all athletes adhering to the government guidelines related to lockdown in the country due to COVID-19 pandemic.

"In the video conference with all regional directors of SAI to review arrangements for athletes @KirenRijiju congratulates atheletes for following strict discipline and the rules of the lockdown. Athletes staying at SAI camps have ensured they maintain social distancing and stay in," another tweet from Rijiju's office read.