The Indian shooting team is the best in the world: Anjum Moudgil
NEW DELHI: World Championship silver medalist Anjum Moudgil expect a good performance from the Indian shooting team , which she calls the best in the world, in Tokyo Olympics .
When asked about the team's expectations in Tokyo, the 26-year-old seemed optimistic.
Our shooting team is the best in the world. I am very happy to be part of this team. This team is really good worldwide. My teammates are breaking records and winning medals, Moudgil said.
I am sure that the results in the next tournaments will be really good. I look forward to a good performance of the entire shooting contingent in the Olympic Games.
India has seen a large number of young shooters leave their mark on the world stage since the last Olympic Games in 2016. Moudgil said he is happy to see how young people have capitalized on the availability of facilities and good coaches in India.
With the availability of equipment and good coaches, it is really good to see how young people start shooting and they are doing really well.
"The senior Indian team is really young, which is a good thing. This is the best Indian shooting team I have ever seen," said Moudgil.
She said that India Khelo University games It will be a great platform for the next athletes.
After successfully organizing the Khelo Indian youth games , the Indian government decided to hold a competition for university athletes in Bhubaneswar from February 22 to March 1.
"It's really good that the Indian government is conducting a Khelo India tournament for another age category. I am really happy with the way the Khelo India Games are organized in India. It's a really big tournament. I am looking forward to the University games , I think it'll be a very good platform for all upcoming athletes," said the 26-year-old.
The government has made a great effort to improve sports culture in India. Moudgil said he is very happy to see the work done by the government and the Indian Sports Authority .
"The government is putting in a lot of effort to improve sports in India with tournaments like Khelo India and the Target Olympic Podium Scheme. It's really helpful for us as we have been able to cover our expenses for our training abroad and in India. The Indian government and the Indian Sports Authority are doing a lot of work," said Moudgil.