Special camps in UP to identify medal winners in Olympics

Minister of State (Independent Charge) for Youth Affairs & Sports, Shri Sarbananda Sonowal has said that preparation of sportspersons for international sports events including Olympic Games is an ongoing process. Currently, Indian sportspersons are preparing for the 2016 Rio Olympic Games including Qualifying events thereof. 
In a written reply in the Rajya Sabha today the Minister said, for qualification/participation in 2016 Rio-Olympic Games, 9 sports disciplines namely – Athletics, Archery, Badminton, Boxing, Hockey, Shooting, Tennis, Weightlifting and Wrestling have been identified for training of sportspersons. Training of sportspersons in the discipline of wrestling is going on in Lucknow SAI Centre in Uttar Pradesh. 


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