TOPS Developmental Group

NEW DELHI: The Sports Authority of India (SAI) on Wednesday shortlisted 258 athletes from across 12 sporting disciplines and they will be a part of the TOPS Developmental Group.

This is a step towards grooming athletes for the 2024 and 2028 Olympics and the athletes have been shortlisted by SAI's Mission Olympic Cell, including the 85 selected before the lockdown.

This was announced by Union Minister of Youth Affairs and Sports, Kiren Rijiju, during a review meeting held Wednesdayday, ANI reports.