Chhattisgarh Pradesh Fencing Association will be organising a special training camp for state fencing teams from March 4 to 10 at Venkateshwar Signature School, Umaria, Raipur. Junior boys and girls, and senior men and women teams will participate in the camp, said association general secretary Bashir Ahmed Khan.
He said that the facilities available in the school for training of various sports are of high standard and therefore fencing association decided to hold the camp here. The school is being developed on 25 acres of land. Four lawn tennis courts, two badminton courts, swimming pool, athletics track, football ground etc. will come up on the school premises. The school has moved a proposal to the Sports Authority of India, New Delhi, to open academy of three sports under Intermediate Performance Centre Khelo India Scheme.
The senior team will represent the state at the 31st Senior National Fencing Championship Men and Women to be held at DPS School Rudrapur in Uttarakhand from March 19 to 21. Similarly, junior team will participate in the 28th Junior National Fencing Championship to be held in the same school from March 15 to 17.
Junior girls are Divyanshu Netam, Deepanshi Netam, Arpita, Yukti Dubey, Prerna Singh, Samta Dewangan, Rupali, Shraddha SHukla, Vedika, Khushi Khanna, Neetu, Merlin and Kajal Rai, Pravin Kumar Ganwre is the coach while Puja Jaiswal is the manager. Junior boys are Sukham Ningthamba, Ayush Netam, Himesh Sahu, Lokendra Sahu, R S Sarjin, S N Shiva Magesh, Yogesh Sinha, Anmol Pandey, Seram Biju Mitai, Daulat Sahu, Gaurav Choudhary, Monendra. V Johnson Solomon is the coach while Ram Pratap Gupta is the manager of the team.
Senior men are Sukham Ningthamba, Ayush Netam, Manish, K Kishore, R S Sarjin, S N Shiva Nagesh, Yogesh SInha, Anmol Pandey, Seram Biju Mitai, Chunni Lal, Takesh Singh Dhalendra, Reshu Sahu. Anup Chaoudhary is the coah whuile Devtosh Kar is the manager.
Senior women are Divyanshu Netam, Deepanshi Netam, Payal Rawat, Bharti Sahu, Prerna Singh, Samta Dewangan, Preeti Jaiswal, Monika Sahu, Vedika, Khushi Khanna, Saumya S, Mona Patel, Kajal Rai. Anurag CHoudhari is the coach while Anamika is the manager.