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featuresports3 months ago

2021 Tokyo Olympics | Meet your Olympian - Pranati Nayak (Gymnastics)

Pranati Nayak became only the second-ever gymnast to qualify for the Olympics when she made the cut to the Tokyo Games via a continental quota. Hailing from Midnapore, a town in West Bengal, the gymnast had to overcome several hurdles before she could find her foot at the top level.
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newssports4 months ago

2021 Tokyo Olympics | Minara Begum vexed after being overlooked as Pranati Nayak's coach for the Games

Former national coach Minara Begum, who is also the mentor of Tokyo-bound athlete Pranati Nayak, is vexed by the decision of dropping her from the Olympic contingent. Even after retiring from SAI, she has been working closely with Pranati and was her coach at the 2019 Asian Gymnastics Championship.
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newssports4 months ago

2021 Tokyo Olympics | My full focus is on bagging an Olympics medal, states Pranati Nayak

Tokyo-bound gymnast Pranati Nayak stated that her full focus is now on bagging a medal at the Olympics. The SAI (Sports Authority of India) eastern region has given her special permission to train at their centre, in Kolkata to prepare herself for the upcoming mega-event that begins on July 23.
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newssports4 months ago

2021 Tokyo Olympics | Pranati Nayak granted special permission to train at SAI centre

Tokyo-bound Indian gymnast Pranati Nayak has been cleared to practice at the SAI centre in Kolkata amidst the lockdown in the state. Special arrangements have been made for her, with her being provided a masseur and a physiotherapist so she’s in the best shape when the Tokyo Olympics starts.
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newssports5 months ago

2021 Tokyo Olympics | Pranati Nayak qualifies becomes first Indian gymnast to qualify for the Games

Indian gymnast Pranati Nayak has earned a berth at the 2021 Tokyo Olympics via continental quota, becoming the first Indian from the discipline to be eligible for the upcoming mega-event. The only gymnast who qualified for the previous edition of the Olympics, in Rio, was Dipa Karmakar.
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