With the clock ticking nearer to July 23 when the Olympics starts off in Tokyo, the excitement to watch the Indian competitors make progress is unmistakable.
Communicating his fervor in front of the most anticipated worldwide occasion, Olympian Tushar Khandker said the Indian men's hockey group will be one of the solid competitors for a platform finish.
"Certainly I am eager to watch the Olympics. I feel the way the group (Indian Men's Team) is doing well now; they are a solid competitor to complete on the platform," said Tushar who occupied with a free-wheeling discussion with Hockey Te Charcha, a digital recording arrangement started by Hockey India in front of the Olympic Games.
The previous India forward, who made his global introduction in 2003, further communicated that India's previous encounters have trained significant exercises and players see very well what little missteps can do in first-class occasions like the Olympics.
"We have gained from every one of the Olympic Games. While we didn't qualify in 2008, we completed twelfth in London and eighth in Rio. We gained from the mix-ups we made in 2012, and players part of the London Olympics like Sreejesh, Manpreet, Sunil, Danish Mujtaba, Raghunath (and other people) who likewise had the chance to play in Rio had revealed to themselves the group will not commit similar errors they made in London," said Tushar.
"Similarly, I am certain players who were essential for the Rio Olympics will alert the group of the blunders they need to try not to make in Tokyo," he added.
Tushar, who was essential for the Indian Men's Team support staff between 2014 to 2016 as the associate mentor, accepts the current crew has brought the level up in each perspective.
"I feel the current group has raised the level and they have fostered an incredible ability to be a self-aware conviction that they can do well against top groups of the world. After a droop in 2008-09, it has taken us 10-11 years to move to this level we are at now," said Tushar.
The previous worldwide likewise credited India's consistent development at the world level to Hockey India's endeavors in professionalizing the framework.
"To make a decent group, we unquestionably need great arranging, and I am extremely content with the manner in which Hockey India designs and executes deliberately. In the course of the last 10-12 years they have gotten a lot of changes and have laid accentuation on a logical way to deal with train players," said Tushar.
"They are taking a gander at creating quality players, yet they are additionally dealing with creating quality mentors through the Hockey India Coaches Education Pathway," he added. (ANI)Dr. Dhillon Randeep
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