Free Winter Coaching Camp 2021-22 begins

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Sikkim Review 

Gangtok, Dec 27:

A 21 day long free Winter Coaching Camp 2021-22 organized by the Department of Sports and Youth Affairs, Government of Sikkim has begun.  Camp will end on 16th January 2022. The camp will impart basics of Athletics, Archery, Adventure Sports, Badminton, Basketball, Boxing, Football, Karate, Kickboxing, Table Tennis, Taekwondo, Wushu, Zumba and Sports Medicine.

Athletics, Archery, Football and Adventure sports will be held at Guards, while Boxing, Wushu, Table Tennis and Kickboxing will be held at White Hall, Badminton, Taekwondo, Karate and Kickboxing will be held at Paljor Stadium Gym Hall. The camp will be conducted by 28 resource persons which also includes Dronacharya Awardee Sandhya Gurung and other coaches and it has more than 300 participants

Today’s inauguration event was attended by Sports Minister K N Lepcha as chief guest, who also declared the camp open officially. Minister was accompanied by Secretary Sports department Raju Basnett along with other officials of the department.  

The Sports minister speaking to the media said “through this event we are just trying to harness the talents, this is our commitment that we want to create more athletes so that our state can participate in national games. We have to prepare athletes to harness the talents we want to create more athletes. That is the way to bring more medals. He also shared the camp is free of cost and specially targeted to underprivileged children. Not only in Gangtok but in all districts we are organizing such camps simultaneously 

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