Aid to win medals: 2016 Olympics

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Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports has launched the Target Olympic
Podium (TOP) scheme which is aimed at supporting medal prospects for
Olympics in 2016 and 2020 in addition to assistance to sportspersons
from National Sports Development Fund. So far 106 athletes have been
identified and NSDF has released Rs 10.73 lakh to Abhinav Bindra, who
has been selected for training in Germany. Ministry has also
sanctioned financial assistance for training  to boxer Mary Kom at
Kirkby Amateur Club, Liverpool, UK under Charles Atkinson.  The
programme includes three local competitions during the training. She
would be accompanied by Nikhil Latey (Physiotherapist), Lenin Meitei
and Chotelal Yadav (Personal Coaches) during the training.

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