Excelsior Sports Correspondent
Jammu, Feb 14: Jammu and Kashmir State Taekwondo Senior (boys and girls), Kyorugi and Poomsae team left Jammu today for
Visakhapatnam to participate in the 35th Senior National Taekwondo (Kyorugi) Championships 2016-17 and 8th National Senior Poomsae Taekwondo Championships 2016-17, being held from February 17 to February 19, 2017 at Swarna Bharathi Indore Stadium Visakhapatnam in Andhra Pradesh.
The Chairman J&K Taekwondo Association, Anil Gupta (Anu), President PC Sharma and General Secretary, DN Pangotra and office bearers of the Jammu and Kashmir Taekwondo Association (JKTA) wished the young team a success in the forthcoming National Championship.
The Screening of the team was done by Screening Committee of J&K State Sports Council, Shiv Kumar Sharma, Joint Secretary J&K Sports Council Jammu and Rajan Sharma, Divisional Sports Officer.
Before the Screening the J&K Sports Council organized the National Training camp for the players at Brahman Sabha from February 9 to February 13, 2017, under the supervision of Atul Pangotra, coach J&K State Sports Council.
Kyorugi Boys: Rohit Sharma, Vishesh Thakur, Sourav Sharma, Sunil Vaid, Himanshu, Tarun Sharma, Haroon and Nariender Sharma.
Kyorugi Girls: Mehwish, Lalita Kumari, Maibam Chanchanbi Devi, Afreen Hyder, Haritha CK, Apoorva Malhotra andHeena Bali.
Poomsae Boys: Tashi Tundup, Nitish Anand, Aman Gupta, Arvind Satti, Vipan Sharma, Atul Pangotra and Anuj Sharma and Zaheer Abass Khan.
Poomsae Girls: Mukta Gupta, Sita, Geeta, Madhu Kumari, Priyanka Sharma, Meenakshi Sharma and Sonika Sharma.
The teams are being accompanied by Atul Pangotra and Nitin Rathore as boys team coach and manager respectively, while Bazalah Mushtaq and Rajat Thakur are the coach and manager of girls team.