As we come close to the start of yet another multi sport event, also considered as the mini olympics, here is the Asian Games update on Indian athletes who are training hard to attain glory.
Asian Games Update – Boxer Gaurav Bidhuri
World Championship bronze medalist boxer Gaurav Bidhuri assured that he will do his best in the Asian Games and definitely win a medal for the country.
“Due to injury, I could not participate in the Commonwealth Games but now I am perfectly fine. I am back in the ring. I will do my best in the Asian Games and will definitely win a medal for the country,” Gaurav Bidhuri told ANI.
“I have started doing my training again and it is almost a month that I have been doing the same. I am hoping to perform better in the coming events. I will try to do my best this time,” he added.
He further said that he does not consider anyone to be his tough competition.
Bidhuri has recently recovered from his back injury which restricted him from participating in the Gold Coast Commonwealth Games 2018.
Asian Games Update – Shooter Ankur Mittal
India’s top-ranked double trap shooter Ankur Mittal said he will take training in Italy for ten days before Asian Games commences.
Talking about his preparations for the Asian Games, he told ANI that he has topped in the trial and hopes to continue his form.
“I will take training in Italy for 10 days before Asian Games. Delhi Karni Singh Shooting range has really good facilities for shooters. I have topped in the trial and hope to continue my form in Asian Games,” he told ANI.
Mittal, who won bronze medal in the double trap men’s finals of the recently-concluded 2018 Commonwealth Games, said that he has a good chance of winning a medal in the Asian Games.
Talking about his future plans he said, after the Asian Games he will focus on the Olympic games.
Asian Games Update – The event will be held at Palembang, Jakarta from August 19 to August 25.