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Tokyo Games: India’s official kit for Olympics unveiled with 50 days remaining

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The Indian Olympic Association unveiled an impressive ceremonial and official sports attire for the Indian contingent that will participate in the Tokyo Olympics scheduled to be held from 23 July to 8 August 2021 in Japan.

India’s official kit for Olympics unveiled with 50 days remaining. (IOA Photo)

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  • IOA unveil Team India’s official kit for Tokyo Olympics
  • The designs of the official kits were curated by the Indian Olympic Association
  • Happy to say that our athletes are well-prepared for the biggest sporting event: Kiren Rijiju

The Indian Olympic Association launched the official kits for Tokyo 2020 Olympics in the presence of Sports minister Kiren Rijiju, IOA President, Dr. Narinder Dhruv Batra and Secretary-General Mr. Rajeev Mehta.

The official styling partner Raymond will deliver the ceremonial kits and the official sports apparel partner – Li-Ning will supply the sports attire, including the travel and playing kits for the athletes heading to Tokyo. Li-Ning designed the official sports kit inspired by India’s national colours and integrated unique graphics to emote the energy and pride of the Indian Olympic Team.

The designs of the official kits were curated by the Indian Olympic Association with a helping hand and support from designer Ms. Iditri Goel.

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Gracing the ceremony as the Chief Guest, Minister for Youth Affairs and Sports, Mr. Kiren Rijiju said, “We are just 50 days away from the Tokyo Olympic Games. Now every day, every second count. The launch of the official kit of the Indian Olympic team is an important aspect and it is very significant that it is being launched on this day.

“I am happy to say that our athletes are well-prepared for the biggest sporting event and as our Honourable Prime Minister has said, the entire country must rally behind our athletes so that they are motivated to give their best at Tokyo. I urge every Indian to cheer for the Indian squad.”

On the occasion of the official kit unveiling ceremony, Dr. Narinder Dhruv Batra, President Indian Olympic Association congratulated all the athletes who had earned a place at the Tokyo Olympic Games and expressed his confidence that the Indian athletes will make the nation proud as they shine and fly the tricolor high at the Tokyo Games.

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Offering a vote of thanks at the event, IOA Secretary-General, Mr. Rajeev Mehta said, “I’m grateful to Shri Kiren Rijiju ji for unveiling the ceremonial and playing apparel of Team India heading to the Tokyo Olympic Games next month. The unveiling of the sports kits for Team India coincides with the Remembrance Day of the visionary first President of the Indian Olympic Association – Sir Dorabji Tata

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