Sports Ministry funds Olympic sailor Vishnu Saravanan’s training and competition in Netherlands -

Sports Ministry funds Olympic sailor Vishnu Saravanan’s training and competition in Netherlands

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Khel Today Bureau 

New Delhi: Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports (MYAS) Target Olympic Podium Scheme (TOPS) will finance Olympic sailor Vishnu Saravanan’s 13 days training and competition in the Hague, Netherland.

Vishnu, who is set to compete in the Hague Test Event (ILCA 7) from 16th September onwards, set out for Netherland on 6th September and would be training at the location from 7th till 15th September.

TOPS financial assistance will cover Vishnu’s flight, accommodation, local travel, and food costs among others, and will also provide him an out-of-pocket allowance of $50 per day for any other expense he might incur.

Vishnu, who won the Bronze medal at the Under-21 World Championships in the year 2019 has been part of MYAS’s TOPS scheme since before Tokyo Olympics and is considered one of the top medal contenders for India at the Asian Games that are to take place next year.

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