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Coaching camp for visually challenged women athletes concludes

IANS  |  New Delhi 

A week-long camp for visually challenged women, hosted by International, Indias consumer durables company, and the Association (IBSA) concluded here on Friday.

This is part of and IBSA's joint initiative - 'Vision 2020' - which aims to attract and train a large number of women athletes in

The northern region coaching camp for the blind had 24 award-winning athletes who were trained by chief coach, and Dronacharya award recipient Satyapal Singh and IPC, G. Krishnan.

Hailing from six states including Delhi, Haryana, Himachal Pradesh, Jammu & Kashmir, and Uttar Pradesh, the talent congregated in the capital for the camp at with the concluding day in the premises.

Commenting on the collaboration with IBSA, Komal Mehra, Head, International, said: "Our association with the reinforces our commitment to promote talent in sports which transcends the physical and is a testament of our larger efforts in promoting a culture of sports in "

"It is heartening to see such an encouraging response. In line with Usha's vision 2020, we aim to support this amazing pool of women athletes so they can participate and represent nationally and globally," she added.

Commenting on the initiative, Radhika Bharatram, Chairperson, Indian Blind Sports Association, said: "It is so reassuring to witness the progress of these visually challenged athletes which is a testament to our ongoing efforts and the unwavering support extended by



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First Published: Fri, September 14 2018. 15:40 IST