Excelsior Sports Correspondent
SRINAGAR, Feb 25: The two member Snowshoe team from Kashmir is all set to take part in the World Snowshoe championship at Saranac Lake, New York, USA.
The two member contingent comprises athlete Tanveer Hussain of J&K Bank who is sponsored by J&K State Sports Council. It is first time that any athlete from Kashmir would be competing in the United States and it is also first time that World Snowshoe Championship is being held in USA. Tanveer in the event is accompanied by Snowshoe Federation of India Secretary General and World Snowshoe Federation Executive Member Abid Hussain Khan.
In the event around 400 athletes from around 16 different Countries from different parts of the World are participating.
Tanveer Hussain who will be taking part in the second World Snowshoe Championship thanked J&K Bank and J&K State Sports Council for supporting him for participating in the event. “I am thankful to J&K bank for allowing me to take part in this event and J&K State Sports Council supported me financially by sponsoring me,” he said.