New Delhi [India], July 27 (ANI): Indian Men’s and Women’s Hockey Teams are making all-out efforts in an try and safe direct qualification for the 2024 Paris Olympic Games. Hockey males’s crew captain Harmanpreet Singh stated that they won’t take something as a right as they’re conscious of what’s at stake for them. A 12 months from now, Paris will welcome athletes from world wide as gamers will compete for a podium end on the 2024 Paris Olympic Games, as per Hockey India launch.
“We have important matches coming up as we inch closer to the 2024 Paris Olympic Games. We are excited about our upcoming tour as it also gives us a great opportunity to play against quality teams. These matches will be crucial for us as we prepare for the all-important Hangzhou Asian Games scheduled later this year. We are aware of what is at stake and we are not taking anything for granted,” Captain Harmanpreet Singh stated. The Indian Men’s Hockey Team can be enjoying within the upcoming Asian Champions Trophy 2023 in Chennai the place they are going to be competing in opposition to South Korea, Malaysia, Pakistan, Japan and China. The event can be an important contest for the crew forward of the all-important Hangzhou Asian Games in September. At Hangzhou, the Indian Men’s Hockey Team can be vying for direct qualification to the 2024 Paris Olympic Games by successful the Gold medal. In addition to the rigorous coaching within the camps below the management of Chief Coach Craig Fulton, Hockey India has additionally roped within the companies of psychological conditioning skilled Paddy Upton for the Men’s crew. Besides this, particular camps are being organized with Dennis van de Pol, the famend hockey goalkeeping coach from the Netherlands for the Indian Men’s Hockey Team goalkeepers. Meanwhile, the Indian Women’s Hockey Team has achieved new highs over the previous few years. The crew completed fourth on the 2020 Tokyo Olympics, received the Bronze medal on the 2022 Commonwealth Games and emerged victorious within the 2022 Nations Cup. Earlier this month, the Indian Women’s Hockey Team performed matches in opposition to Germany and China in Germany. The crew is presently in Spain for the one hundredth Anniversary Spanish Hockey Federation-International Tournament from twenty fifth July to thirtieth July 2023. Savita, Captain of the Indian Women’s Hockey Team spoke concerning the crew’s preparation forward of the largest sporting occasion on this planet. She stated, “The players are more motivated and determined than ever before to finish on the top. All the players in the team know that we have to win the Gold Medal in the Hangzhou Asian Games toearn direct qualification for the 2024 Paris Olympic Games and we will give our everything on the field. We hope to maintain the same consistency and form as we have been doing so far.” (ANI)