Selection trials for sportsperson to be trained at Khelo India Centre, were held on Wednesday. A total of 358 sportspersons participated in the trials conducted by the Sports Department of RTM Nagpur University.
Selection trials in badminton, athletics, basketball and handball were held at the University’s sports complex, near Ravi Nagar Square. Fitness tests for sports persons between 10 and 18 years of age were conducted. Their knowledge about the sport they have selected was also tested.
SAI Aurangabad trainers Ashfaq Khaledi and Ashish Bannerjee were the examiners. About 100 new players will get the opportunity to get training at the Khelo India Centre. This includes players 16 in badminton, 30 in handball, 25 in athletics and 29 in basketball, informs Director of Physical Education and Sports of RTMNU Dr Sharad Suryavanshi.