Capt Amitabh said India will face tough fight from South Korea, China and USA in archery events from tomorrow.
World Champion Deepika Kumar has been appointed as Manager (sports) by the company recently while former Asian Gold medalist Mahto has been a TAA coach for past several years, he pointed out.
Referring to the archers representing India in the London Olympics, Capt Amitabh said Swuro was a TAA cadet between 1997 to 2001 while L Bombyala Devi had undergone training for over a year at TAA in 2007.
Similarly, Rahul Banerjee was a TAA cadet between 2002-07 before he joined Tata Steel on contract and continued till 2010, he said adding that even Limba Ram was part of TAA after he joined the private steel major on contract in mid-1995, he claimed.
Hailing the experienced coaches including the Chief Coach of TAA, Dharmendra Tiwary and Mahto, Capt Amitabh said the coaches provided the best of training to the cadets whether it was their physical and metal fitness, technic or stamina throughout their (cadets) tenure in TAA. (More)