First members of the Indian contingent leave for Tokyo Olympics

The Indian sailing team have embarked on their journey to the Tokyo Games on Monday. 

‘The final countdown to #Tokyo2020  has begun! With 11 days to go, our Sailing Team comprising of @VarunThakkar100, KC Ganapathy, Vishnu Saravanan & @nettienetty along with their coaches will be reaching Tokyo, @Japan tomorrow. With this, our sailors become the first members of the Indian @Olympics Contingent to reach @Tokyo2020 #TokyoOlympics #Cheer4India,’ SAI Media tweeted on Monday.

Nethra Kumanan became the first Indian woman sailor to qualify for the Olympics in the laser radial event in the Mussanah Open Championship in April, a day before Vishnu Saravanan (Laser Standard Class) and the pair of Ganapathy Chengappa and Varun Thakkar, who will be contesting for glory in the 49er Class.

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