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25 players of Madhya Pradesh Academy selected so far in Asian Games-2022

  • 10 Jul 2023
  • 3 min read

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According to the information given by the Madhya Pradesh Public Relations Department on July 8, 2023, 25 players of Madhya Pradesh Sports Academy have secured their place in the 19th Asian Games to be held in Hangzhou, China. So far players from water sports, shooting, horse riding, and athletics have been included.

Key Points:

  • The 19th Asian Games 2022 will begin in Hangzhou, China from September 23 to October 8.
  • The Asian Games were postponed due to Kovid-19. In these Asian Games, once again the players of Madhya Pradesh are ready to wave the glory of India with their full preparation.
  • Selected players in Asian Games
    • Shubham Kewat, Vishwajeet Singh Kushwaha, Ms. Shikha Chauhan, Ms. Ahana Yadav has been selected for the Indian team in Keno Slam.
    • Bad. Neha Thakur, Ms. Sheetal Verma, Ms. Harshita Tomar - Selling; Arjun Singh, Neeraj Verma, Nitin Verma, Ku. Shivani Verma, Ms. Kaveri, Ku. O. Binita Devi will represent India at the Asian Games in Kayakingcanoeing.
    • Madhya Pradesh Water Sports Academy in Roing. Rukmini Dangi and former academy player Ms. Anshika Bharti have been selected.
    • Para Keno players of Water Sports Academy Prachi Yadav and Manish Kaurav will be part of the Indian kayaking canoeing team.
    • Star equestrian Raju Singh of Madhya Pradesh State Equestrian Academy will represent India at the Asian Games.
    • Shankar Pandey of Madhya Pradesh Martial Arts Academy will join the Indian team in fencing's EP singles and team events.
    • Aishwarya Pratap Singh Tomar of Madhya Pradesh Shooting Academy Ashi Chouksey is an Indian woman in rifle shooting at the academy. Manisha Keir will represent India in the shotgun trap event. Along with Ms. Preeti Rajak, who has been a former academy player, will join the Indian team in the Shotgun's trap event.
    • She was an associate member of the Madhya Pradesh Athletics Academy. Diksha in 1500 meters and Ms. Sapna Barman will represent the Indian athletics team at the 19th Asian Games in the heptathlon event.
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