Olympic craze is all on its way up and fans are excited. Today, Prime Minister Narendra Modi will flag off the Run for Rio in Delhi’s Major Dhyanchand National Stadium.. Also, a publication by Sai on ‘Indian Olympic Journey’ will be released by the Prime Minister. The publication is reported to have information on achievements of India and it’s preparations  for future Olympic games. Also Read - Delhi Assembly Election 2020: BJP Leaders Burn AAP Manifesto, Call it ‘Bundle of Lies’

The event at the national stadium in capital city is organized to cheer for the largest ever contingent of Indian athletes at Olympics, this year being held in Brazil. The game are scheduled to start from August 5. Also Read - Air Pollution: 'People of Delhi Have Owned up Odd-even Scheme, High Level of Compliance Till Now', Says Manish Sisodia

Indian sports minister Vijay Goel tweeted inviting everyone to join in for the event and shout out loud for Indian athletes. Also Read - BJP MP Demands Capital Punishment For 'Greedy Builders', Likens Cheating of Home Buyers With Rape

The objective of the run is to not only demonstrate to our athletes that the whole country is proud of them and wishing them all the best in the forthcoming Rio Olympics, but also to connect public at large, especially children and youth, with the Olympic spirit and power of sports,” Sports Minister Vijay Goel said in the statement.

Goel, who is personally supervising the event also said that huge screens will be set up below the national flag at Central Park in Delhi and also cut-outs and posters of Olympians will be put in exbhition.

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