Olympic-bound Indian shooters will get vaccinated on Thursday before leaving for Zagreb, Croatia on May 11 in a chartered flight to participate in the European Championship, the National Rifle Association of India (NRAI) said on Monday.
The competition is scheduled to be held from May 20 to June 6 and the squad will be staying back in Zagreb for training before directly leaving for Tokyo to participate at the Olympics beginning in July.
“All the arrangements have been made in association with the Croatian Shooting Federation,” the governing body of the sport in the country said in a release.
“The NRAI has also made arrangements for a chartered flight for the entire squad to fly to Zagreb, in order to nullify the threat of contracting infection to the maximum.”
India is facing a devastating second wave of…