New Delhi: With three of the four Indian paddlers already through to the next stage of the final World Olympic Qualification Tournament in Doha, national table tennis coach Bhawini Muhherji says his wards are "motivated enough" to make it to the Olympics.
"Their sole aim is to qualify for the London Olympics and they are motivated enough to do that," Mukherji told PTI over phone from Qatar.
Indian paddlers were off to a flying start on Thursday with national champion Anthony Amalraj creating an early upset to defeat fifth seeded Emmanuel Lebesson of France in a 4-1 encounter before accounting for Vladislav Sorbalo of Moldova.
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