3 shuttlers from Sikkim to attend camp at Padukone-Dravid Sports Centre

Gangtok, 18 May:

Three young promising badminton players from Sikkim have been shortlisted for Badminton Association of India [BAI] Sub-Junior Summer Coaching Camp at Padukone-Dravid Sports Centre for Excellence in Bangalore.

The selected players are Nabin Pradhan and Ashim Chettri in under-13 boys category and Anisha Rai in under-13 girls category.

A Badminton Association of Sikkim press release informs that the camp has been divided into two phases; the first phase is scheduled to go on floors from 01 to 21 June and the second phase from 25 June to 15 July with 45 trainees in each phase.

BAI has invited three talented badminton players [boys or girls] from various States to be guided and trained under the legendary Prakash Padukone, U Vimal Kumar and a team of other coaches, the release informs.

The release further reads that the players have been selected on the basis of merit through a selection committee constituted by the Badminton Association of Sikkim during a trial test conducted on 14 May at Namchi Indoor Badminton Hall in South Sikkim.

On behalf of BAS, president C Zangpo has congratulated the trio for their selection and expressed best wishes for a bright future.