TOC: Sports associations should prepare athletes for 2020 Olympic Game

07Jan 2019
Correpondent
Dar es Salaam
The Guardian
TOC: Sports associations should prepare athletes for 2020 Olympic Game

TANZANIA Olympic Committee (TOC) has called on the country's sports associations' officials to start preparations for their players for the qualifiers Tokyo Olympic Games early.

Tanzania Olympic Committee (TOC) vice-chairman, Henry Tandau.

The qualifiers for the Olympic Games have been slated to start later this month in countries that will be announced later.

Henry Tandau, the TOC vice chairman, issued the details when he spoke to The Guardian in Dar es Salaam recently on the country's preparations for the Olympic Games.

Tandau disclosed the qualifiers for the Olympic Games will start to take place this month in countries which will be announced later, noting domestic athletes will qualify for the Olympic Games if they will excel in the qualifiers.

The TOC official was adamant that domestic sports associations should start preparing athletes by sending the latter to compete in tournaments that have been sanctioned by international sports bodies.

Tandau disclosed the qualifiers for the Olympic Games have been slated to end on June next year.

Tanzania's athletes and other sportsmen and women should for that matter start preparations for the qualifiers early on so they can secure qualification for the Olympic Games, he noted.

The TOC secretary general Filbert Bayi asked the athletes to make the most of instructions they get from their coaches so the athletes can perform well in various competitions, which are serving as qualifiers for the Olympic Games.

Bayi insisted athletics has opportunities for employment and, for that matters, athletes must fully exploit the sport in an effort to achieve success in their lives.

The TOC official athletes should work hard, if they want to perform well in various tournaments.

 

 

 

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