The Kerala Chief Minister, Pinarayi Vijayan announced the commencement of an ‘Operation Olympia’ an expert programme to train athletes in 11 different traits of sports.
The Sports Department and sports Council are preparing a team of 123 athletes for the Olympics games. The main objective of the operation is to provide international level of training to our indigenous players by calling some of the best trainers from abroad to India land.
The programmes includes training of 11 different forms of sports including Latics, Boxing, Cycling, Swimming, Shooting, Wrestling, Badminton, Canoeing Kayaking, Fencing, Rowing and Archie.
Presently, training programmes for Wrestling, Cycling, Boxing are being conducted at various stadiums in Thiruvananthapuram district, while training sessions in other streams are going in Kollam, Ernakulam, Alapuzha and Kannur Districts.