Zee Media Bureau
New Delhi: What can be considered as a welcome offer, Edelweiss Group firm Edelweiss Tokio Life Insurance has decided to offer a life cover of Rs 1 crore for each athlete representing India at the Rio Olympics.
The Indian Olympic Association (IOA) today announced that Edelweiss Group will be its principal partner for Rio 2016.
IOA also announced bollywood star Salman Khan as the brand ambassador of the Indian contingent.
"Edelweiss Group announced a life Insurance cover of Rs 1 crore for all the athletes representing India at the Rio Olympics 2016 by Edelweiss Tokio Life Insurance, the life insurance joint venture of the group," Edelweiss Tokio Life said in a release today said.
Till date, 75 Indian athletes in eight disciplines have qualified for the Olympics and many more are likely to qualify in the next two months.