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India have a golden chance to qualify for 2020 Olympics: Equestrian coach

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

The Indian men's equestrian team has a golden chance of a maiden qualification at the 2020 Tokyo , said

"showed if Army, government and federation can work together, results will come," Scherer told on the sidelines of the Delhi Horse Show on Saturday.

"If they can't work together, then future is dark. Having said that, has a very good chance to qualify," the Frenchman added.

won a record two medals at the 2018 including the silver won by Fouaad Mirza.

Scherer has been working with the Indian team for the past two years. will have to compete against Indonesia, Thailand, and for the final two Olympic spots.

"We have about six months time to prepare and qualify. If the boys perform to their potential I have no doubt they will qualify. The main competition will be from and South Africa," he said.

"Your country has amazing talent but it needs to be nurtured the right way. And you also must have more arenas (footings) of international standard. As of now, there is only one in Bengaluru," Scherer added.

(This story has not been edited by Business Standard staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

First Published: Sat, December 08 2018. 19:05 IST
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