After a one-year delay, the Tokyo Olympics is all set to get kick-start and to support the Indian athletes, the iconic Howrah Bridge of Kolkata was lit up in Olympic colours.
In a bid to honour the Indian athletes, who are set to step for the prestigious medals, the historic bridge in Kolkata was lit up on Monday. The Olympics, set to get underway on July 23, will unfold amidst a lot of anxiety due to the coronavirus pandemic. Shuttlers PV Sindhu and Sai Praneeth are among the athletes who have begun training in Tokyo.
India will see sportspersons participating in 18 disciplines, including Archery, Athletics, Boxing, Badminton, Equestrian, Fencing, Golf, Gymnastics, Hockey, Judo, Rowing, Shooting, Sailing, Swimming, Table Tennis, Tennis, Weightlifting and Wrestling.