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Athletics Federation of India aims big in Olympics

The Athletics Federation of India (AFI) feels an elusive Olympic medal may be within the country’s grasp at the Tokyo Games next year if all goes to plan.

“It may sound far-fetched at the moment, but we in the AFI feel that we have a larger group of athletes who are capable of entering the medal bracket now,” said deputy chief national coach P. Radhakrishnan Nair. “(Javelin thrower) Neeraj Chopra, (long jumper) M. Sreeshankar, the relay squads and (shot putter) Tejinder Pal Singh Toor, if he can cross 21m, are all capable of winning medals at the Olympics.”

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