Indian shooters bound for Tokyo Olympics will resume their training from Wednesday following Sports Authority of India’s (SAI) decision to open the Karni Singh Shooting Range, which was closed since March due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
“Consequent to Unlock 2.0, with an eye on Tokyo Olympics, SAI in its endeavour to support Indian athletes for their Olympic preparation is opening Dr Karni Singh Shooting Range from July 8, 2020 for Olympic-bound shooters,” SAI said in a statement on Tuesday.
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SAI said the full-intensity training of Indian shooters will start in a phased manner.
“In the first phase, the facility would be opened only for athletes who have a probability of making it to the Olympics and form part of the core team of Indian shooting.
“All precautions as per the guidelines issued by the Government and the SAI…