Olympic Games Tokyo 2020 champion in the javelin throw Neeraj Chopra will travel to Great Britain (UK) for a 63-day training camp at Loughborough University ahead of the 2023 season.
During the camp, Neeraj Chopra will be accompanied by his trainer and biomechanics expert Dr. Klaus Bartonietz and physiotherapist Ishaan Marwaha. The trio is due to arrive in the UK later this week.
Loughborough University in Leicestershire is renowned for its state-of-the-art sports gym and training facilities.
There, Neeraj Chopra will begin his preparation for the 2023 season, which includes the World Championships in Athletics in Budapest in August and the Asian Games in Hangzhou in September. He is also expected to defend his Diamond League title next season.
In addition to Neeraj Chopra, India’s Ministry of Youth and Sports (MYAS) Mission Olympic Cell (MOC) will also help other athletes in India’s Target Olympic Podium Scheme (TOPS) to train overseas.
Women javelin throwing Annu Ranibronze medalist of the Commonwealth Games and the Asian Games, she will fly to Germany with her coach Werner Daniels.
Silver medalist of the world championship in badminton Kidambi Srikanth will accompany a physiotherapist to a 29-day training camp at Prisma Sports Club in Jakarta.
Wrestler Deepak PuniaTokyo 2020 Olympian, will train in Michigan, USA for 34 days while three-time CWG wrestling champion Vinesh Phogat she has already started training with former Olympic silver medalist Serafim Barzakov in Bulgaria after the MOC authorized it earlier in November.