Bhawana Jat and Ok.T. Irfan, each 20km race walkers, underwent fitness tests on Friday whereas one other Olympic-bound athlete M. Sreeshankar must show his fitness on July 21 to substantiate participation within the Tokyo Games.
All the three are at the moment coaching on the Sports Authority of India (SAI) centre in Bengaluru.
“We cannot take unfit athletes,”stated AFI president Adille Sumariwalla.
Irfan was the primary monitor and discipline athlete to qualify for the Olympics method again in March 2019 through the Asian race strolling championships in Nomi, Japan.
Bhawana had certified for the Olympics by profitable the ladies’s 20km occasion within the 2020 National race strolling championships simply earlier than the pandemic struck.
Sreeshankar had certified for the Tokyo Games in March through the Federation Cup athletics championship.