With lower than 50 days to go for the scheduled begin to the Olympic Video games, the main target has shifted to sustaining peak health and guaranteeing the organic clock is ready to the time she and her teammates might be taking part in in Tokyo, Indian hockey midfielder Namita Toppo stated on Friday.
“Health is essential space of focus. The climate in Tokyo goes to be fairly difficult and our coaching periods are actually deliberate in such a means that our organic clock is ready to the time we might be taking part in matches in Tokyo,” said Namita, who along with the other players is currently training at the Sports Authority of India centre in Bengaluru.
A veteran of 160 international matches, Namita, who was a member of the Indian team that competed at the 2016 Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, where Indian women competed for the first time in 36 years, said that from now on every single session was crucial with an eye on Tokyo.
“The players will have to give it their all in every single session. We have been working doubly hard and there is a great sense of competition within the core group at the same time there is a strong team-comes-first mentality among the players too,” she stated.
Namita stated that inner matches have been being organised often to construct the momentum for the Video games.
“We’re taking part in a variety of inner matches to construct that match momentum. There’s simply a variety of enthusiasm within the workforce with lower than 50 days for the Video games to start and we aren’t letting any exterior issue [affect our excitement],” she stated.