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Mission Paris 2024: Six new foreign athletics coaches set to boost India’s run up to the Olympics

Mission Paris 2024: Six new foreign athletics coaches set to boost India’s run up to the Olympics

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Former world champion Kimmo Kinnunen is set to coach the Indian javelin throwers except Neeraj Chopra. Olympian Tatiana Sibileva will train the race walkers. India’s preparation for the Paris 2024 Olympics is likely to get a lift with the Sports Authority of India (SAI) approving appointments of six new foreign coaches for the country’s track and field athletes in a shortened Olympics cycle. As per The New Indian Express, the decision was taken to expedite India’s progress and build on its best-ever medals tally at the Tokyo Olympics. Germany’s Steffen Reumann, who is a biomechanics expert, is expected to be roped in as the new coach for rotational throwers like Kamalpreet Kaur and Tejinderpal Pal Singh Toor. Discus thrower Kamalpreet Kaur had an impressive outing at the Tokyo ...