Government clears foreign training for swimmers for Olympics

Updated: May 24, 2012, 17:07 PM IST

New Delhi: The sports ministry Thursday cleared training of the three-member Indian swimming team at Germany`s Olympic Centre in Frankfurt to prepare for the 2012 London Games.

The three-member team, comprising Virdhawal Khade and Sandeep Sejwal along with their coach Nihar Ameen, will train from June 1 to July 24 before joining the Indian contingent in London for the Games that start July 27.

The government will bear their full training cost.