Lonely Abhinav Bindra hopes for gold club company in Tokyo 2020

Aug 11, 2018, 10:41 IST | PTI

He has been hoping and will continue to remain hopeful, Bindra, who has grown 10 years older since scripting history on a balmy August evening at Beijing in 2008, told PTI in an interaction yesterday

Lonely Abhinav Bindra hopes for gold club company in Tokyo 2020
Abhinav Bindra

In a lonely club for a decade now, India's only individual Olympic champion Abhinav Bindra's pragmatism mingled with optimism as he hoped that not one but a few more will crowd the place come Tokyo 2020. He has been hoping and will continue to remain hopeful, Bindra, who has grown 10 years older since scripting history on a balmy August evening at Beijing in 2008, told PTI in an interaction yesterday.

"I am hoping for young Indian athletes to join me. I am quite positive and, as an athlete, I am conditioned to remain hopeful. Hopefully, we will have some Olympic champions in a couple of years," he said while referring to the 2020 Tokyo Olympics.

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