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Khelo India platform for youth to fulfil sporting dreams: PM

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

has extended wishes to participants of 'Khelo India', saying it will give the youth a platform to fulfil their sporting dreams.

Youth Games 2019, which will see a host of athletes in action, began in Pune on Wednesday.

Among those in action will be champion shooters Manu Bhaker and Saurabh Chaudhary, world cadet champion wrestlers and Sonam, Jisna Mathew, Youth gold medallist weightlifter Jeremy Lalrinnunga, budding player and swimming star

"My best wishes to all young friends taking part in Youth Games ...May this tournament showcase the best sporting talent and give our youth a platform to fulfil their sporting dreams," he wrote on

Referring to the '5MinuteAur' challenge as part of the movement, the said more means better health and a fitter nation.

"#5MinuteAur is a great effort that will further fitness levels across India. It's also wonderful to see noted athletes talk about their own experiences vis--vis spending more time on the field," he said.

(This story has not been edited by Business Standard staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

First Published: Wed, January 09 2019. 20:15 IST
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