As many as five athletes from the city have been selected for the selection trials which will be held to pick the Indian university team for World University Games in August.
The Rashtrasant Tukadoji Maharaj Nagpur University (RTMNU) conducted trials for the athletes a few days back at its cinder track. The selected players include Nikita Raut, Riya Dohtare, SayaliWaghmare, Shadab Pathan andLilaram Bawane. Dr JaikumarKshirsagar will be the manager.
The selection trials for the Indian University team (men and women) will be held at KIITS University in Bhubaneswar from march 7-10.
The World University Games will be held at Chengdu in China from August 18 to 29. The two-day selection trials were held at RTMNUâ€™s cinder track at Ravi Nagar. Those athletes achieving qualifying standards put up by AIU only have been selected.RTMNU will be briefing all the selected players. A meeting will be held on Wednesday at 6 pm at the office of Dr. SharadSuryawanshi, Director, Department of physical education and Sports, RTMNU, Ravi Na