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Indian Athletics team to take part in Asian grand Prix

New Delhi, Jun 20 (UNI) A 43-member Indian Athletics Team comprising 23 men and 20 women athletes will represent India in Asian Grand Prix 2008 Series to be held in Bangkok, Korat and Hanoi on June 23, 26 and 30 respectively.

The team has already left for Bangkok on June 19.

The significant value of this Grand Prix Series is that the International Association of Athletics Federation (IAAF) has approved these meetings to qualify for Beijing Olympics.

In addition to this, these meetings will provide other participants to put best efforts to qualify individually for Olympics 2008.

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Story first published: Saturday, June 21, 2008, 16:29 [IST]
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