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PKL-6: Puneri Paltan recruits Ashan Kumar as new coach

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Pune-based kabbadi outfit on Tuesday signed their new coach, Ashan Kumar, for the upcoming sixth season of the League (PKL).

Ashan is an established and a

Ashan is a former services and has worked closely with Nashik Army unit. He is also a Grade A diploma holder in kabaddi coaching from the

As a player, he had stints with the national team representing at international tournaments as He captained the Indian kabaddi side to Gold during the Beijing XIth Asian Games, 2nd, 4th and 6th and 2nd Asian Kabaddi Championship, to name a few tournaments.

Ashan was the of the team in the 64th Kabaddi Senior Nationals where the side reached the semi-finals.

He was honoured with the Arjuna Award in 1999, Bhim Award in 1994 by the Governor and the Bharat Gaurav Award in 1993 by the



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First Published: Tue, May 15 2018. 17:38 IST