Maken eyes 25 medals in 2020

Aug 13, 2012, 09:31 IST | Agencies

India improved on their Beijing Games’ performance (three medals) with six medals, two silver (Sushil Kumar — wrestling, Vijay Kumar — shooting) and four bronze (Saina Nehwal — badminton, Gagan Narang — shooting, Yogeshwar Dutt — wrestling and Mary Kom — boxing) in London.

Ajay Maken

“If you compare India’s past performance, I think this is India’s best Olympics so far we have ever had. We have improved on all counts,” Maken told an Indian news channel during a talk show.

“By 2020 we can get 25 medals, and this is a achievable target. Out of it, it can be 5 or 10 golds. We cannot specify the number of gold,” he added. —  

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