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Dola, Bombayla among 64 to be trained for CWG

New Delhi, Sep 23 (UNI) Olympians Dola Banerjee and L Bombayla Devi have been included in the list of 64 archers who will be provided state of the art training and exposure both at domestic and international levels in preparation of the Indian teams for the 2010 Commonwealth Games.

The Steering Committee has approved the names of 39 archers so far, for their inclusion in the 'Core Group' of sportspersons. In addition, three Indian and one foreign coaches have also been identified in consultations with Archery Association of India (AAI).

The Steering Committee constituted by the Government under the Scheme, has also directed the AAI to submit without delay the names of supporting personnel such as Sports Analyst, Doctor, Physiotherapist, Masseur and Masseuse as per the scheme for its approval.

As required under the Scheme, the Committee has also directed to AAI to prepare in consultation with Sports Authority of India (SAI) the Annual Calendar of Training and Competitions (ACTC) for imparting training of 305 days in a year for the period from August 2008 to 31st March 2009.

The following names of were approved for their inclusion in the Core Group under the scheme Recurve (men) Rahul Banerjee, Mangal Singh, Jayanta Talukdar, Hrish Kerai, Priyank, W Ranjan Singh (Jr), Tarundeep Rai, Kapil, Adonda Raju, Rajiv Basumatary, Gautam Singh.

Recurve(Women) Dola Banerjee, Chekrovolu Swuro, L Bombayla Devi, Punyaprabha, Sushma, Reena Kumari, V Pranitha, Pratima Boro, Rimil Biruli Compound (Men) Ratan Kumar, Chungda Sherpa, Baban Kumar, Umesh B K, L Haridas Singh, Isaiah Sanam, Sumit Mishra, Sanjay Swansi, Deepak Kumar, Palton Hansdah.

Compound (Women) Jhanu Hansda, Renu Munda, Bheigyabati Chanu, Manjudha Soy, Vrushali Garle, Namita Yadav, Sweety Kumari, Sumanlata Murmu, Niva Kerketta.


Story first published: Tuesday, September 23, 2008, 16:16 [IST]
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