Sports Minister Kiren Rijiju Friday joined the athletes training at the Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium for a morning jog and breakfast to get a “first-hand’ experience of the facilities at the venue.
Early “Morning Mingling” with the top Athletes undergoing rigorous training at Nehru Stadium, New Delhi. Best possible facilities will be provided to them and will put best efforts to spread PM @narendramodi ji’s @kheloindia abhiyaan across the country. pic.twitter.com/wG0GPZAV56
— Kiren Rijiju (@KirenRijiju) 14 June 2019
The sports minister spent time talking to athletes and coaches from various disciplines and asked for suggestions to improve the overall sporting culture in the country, said a press release from the Sports Ministry.
“In the informal interaction that followed, coaches and athletes put forward their ideas and spoke of ways to improve the already existing infrastructure,” it added.
The minister also tried his hand at javelin throwing.
He went on to have breakfast at the JLN hostel along with the athletes and interacted with gymnasts.
केंद्रीय खेल मंत्री किरण रिजिजू आज सुबह जवाहरलाल नेहरू स्टेडियम में निरीक्षण के दौरान!
👉🏻उन्होंने खिलाड़ियों के साथ ट्रैक पर दौड़ 🏃🏻♂️लगाने के बाद उनके व प्रशिक्षकों के साथ ब्रेकफास्ट किया और भारत को खेल महाशक्ति 💪🏻बनाने पर विचार-विमर्श किया।@KirenRijiju @IndiaSports #KheloIndia pic.twitter.com/LEI7OLZMFO
— SAIMedia (@Media_SAI) 14 June 2019
Veteran archer Limba Ram and Olympian hockey player M P Ganesh were also present at breakfast, and shared their experiences with the minister.