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Virat Kohli urges people to support Indian athletes in Tokyo Olympics

In a video posted by the BCCI on their official Twitter handle, Kohli said: “Watch our Indian athletes in Tokyo Olympics.”India cricket team captain Virat Kohli on Sunday urged Indian citizens to cheer for Indian athletes participating at the Tokyo Olympics. The multi-sport event is set to kick off from July 23rd and Indian athletes are making their way to Tokyo for the event.

In a video posted by the BCCI on their official Twitter handle, Kohli said: “Watch our Indian athletes in Tokyo Olympics.

The video was accompanied by the caption, “#TeamIndia captain @imVkohli is cheering for our athletes at @Tokyo2020 Let’s join him and #Cheer4India @IndiaSports| @Media_SAI| @WeAreTeamIndia.”

Meanwhile, the first batch of India’s 88-strong Olympic-bound contingent reached Tokyo on Sunday morning to participate in the Covid-hit Tokyo Games.

Meanwhile, Three athletes, two of them staying at the Olympic Village, have tested positive for COVID-19, the Games Organising Committee announced on Sunday.

It is the first instance of athletes staying at the village catching the infection. Their identities have not been revealed by the organisers. The third infected athlete is staying at a designated Games hotel.

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