Seventy sports persons from Indian Army represented the country in Asian Games at Incheon, South Korea.

Gen Singh felicitated the awardees in the South Block for their performance which contributed towards 11 medals - two Gold, one Silver and eight Bronze medals.

He interacted with the awardees and felicitated them with COAS Commendation Cards and cash incentives.

Gen Singh expressed confidence that the sportsmen would continue excelling in their fields and bring laurels to the country in the Olympic Games in 2016.

The COAS stressed on the need of focused preparation and hard work towards the same.

He congratulated the Mission Olympic Wing at Army Headquarters for successfully pursuing their goals and coerced them to attain greater heights.

Currently around 500 young potential sportsmen are undergoing extensive training at the five Mission Olympic Nodes under the Mission Olympic Programme of the Army.

The main focus is in the sports of Archery, Boxing, Shooting, Weightlifting, Wrestling and Rowing.

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