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Khelo India jr women's swimming challenge series to be held across 5 zones on Aug 20-21

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New Delhi | Thursday, 2022 2:15:10 AM IST
Phase 1 of the Khelo India junior women's swimming challenge series is scheduled to start across five Zonal locations on August 20-21.

The five Zones include New Delhi, Ahmedabad (Gujarat), Bangalore (Karnataka), Hoshangabad (Madhya Pradesh) and Kolkata (West Bengal).

This is the first-time ever that a Swimming Zonal Competition of this magnitude is being organized for the Junior (U-18) and Youth (U-15) categories for girls. Around 850 swimmers will participate in multiple events such as 100 M and 200 M in Freestyle, Backstroke, Breaststroke, Butterfly and Individual Medley. The total entries across all events and zones are over 2000.

The Sports ministry, under the Khelo India scheme, has sanctioned a total amount of Rs 1.02 Crore to the Swimming Federation of India (SFI) for the conduct of this Series across a total of 2 Phases.

Out of the total money sanctioned, Rs 36 Lakh has also been earmarked as Prize Money to the Top 5 in every racing event across all the zones.

The venues include:

New Delhi- SAI Dr. SPM Swimming Pool Complex

Bangalore- Ray Center, Wilson Garden

Kolkata- SAI Swimming Pool

Hoshangabad - Narmada Taran Pushkar

Ahmedabad - Saavy Swaraj Sports Club

--IANS

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2022-08-17-20:14:04 (IANS)

 
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