Mirabai Chanu will train at St Louis' SQUAT University under Dr Aron Horschig and will focus on rehabilitation and strength training ahead of the upcoming Asian Games 2023, scheduled in Hangzhou, China from September 23 to October 8.
Sumit, a member of the 39-core probable, is currently sweating it out at the national camp in Bengaluru ahead of the Europe tour.
Now India will now play the 9-16 classification matches. They will take on Japan on 26 January.
Today (December 24) marks the 25th birthday of Neeraj Chopra, who brought honour to India by winning a gold medal in the men's javelin throw at the 2020 Summer Olympics in Tokyo.
The Tokyo Olympics are set to be held from July 23 to August 8 next year after being postponed from 2020 due to the Covid-19 pandemic.
Akashdeep further pointed out that spotting and nurturing of talent across the country has been a big boost for the national hockey team.
Navneet Kaur also expressed that senior players always emphasise that youngsters must respect the facilities they have today.
Dutee Chand holds the distinction of being the third ever Indian woman athlete to qualify for the women's 100 metres event at the Olympic Games in 2016.
Deepika, who was recently conferred with the Arjuna Award, feels the team has it in them to bounce back when international competitions resume.