Five personnel of the Indian Air Force (IAF) are a part of the Indian contingent that can take part within the Tokyo Olympics beginning Friday.
Four personnel — Sergeant Shivpal Singh, Sergeant Noah Nirmal Tom, Junior Warrant Officer Deepak Kumar and Corporal Alex Anthony — shall be competing as sportspersons, whereas Master Warrant Officer Ashok Kumar shall be a referee within the wrestling occasions, the IAF mentioned in an announcement on Thursday.
“The IAF is proud to announce the inclusion of five Air Warriors (four competing and one as a referee) in the Indian contingent, after a gap of 25 years, for the upcoming Tokyo Olympics 2021 to perform, outshine and bring medals for the country,” it mentioned.
Sergeant Shivpal Singh has certified for the javelin throw occasion, whereas Sergeant Noah Nirmal Tom and Corporal Alex Antony will participate within the 4×400 metre mixed-relay race, it added.
Junior Warrant Officer Deepak Kumar is a part of the Indian taking pictures staff for the 10-metre air rifle occasion, the IAF knowledgeable.
Master Warrant Officer Ashok Kumar is the primary Indian referee who can be officiating in back-to-back Olympic video games, it mentioned.
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