21-days Sport Climbing Coaching Camp concludes

Excelsior Sports Correspondent
JAMMU, Oct 1: 21-days Sport Climbing Coaching Camp organized by Mountaineering Association of J&K from September 7, 2017 at Sprawling Buds ICSE School, Bantalab, Jammu for the selection of the state team for North Zone Sport Climbing Competition concluded here today.
The Camp came to closure with an open lead and speed climbing competition among the campers. The selection of climbers for the coaching camp was made on the basis of performance of climbers in the State Sport Climbing competition-2017 as well as in the district competitions. The coaching camp was sponsored by the J&K State Sports Council.
In absence of having sport climbing coaches of national level, the camp was conducted under the supervision of two local coaches Manik Slathia and Sonam Sidharth who imparted the necessary coaching to the climbers in lead and speed climbing and bouldering.
Shawetica Khajuria, an international judge of the game, also frequently visited the camp and gave useful tips to the climbers regarding scoring in the game.
The final selection of the state team for the North Zone Sport Climbing Championship scheduled to be held at Mira Model School, New Delhi from October 6 to October 8, 2017, was made on the performance of the climbers in the 3 week long coaching camp on after screening by the officials of the J&K State sports Council.
Selected Climbers:
Sub Junior Girls:     Asma Gul, Samiksha Manhas, Zuffishan Khatana,Sonakshi, Akanksha Sharma and Sejal Raina.
Sub Junior Boys: Rudra Partap Singh, Keshwam Dev Singh, Harsh Pir, Dilbagh Singh, Randeep Singh, Druv Salotra, Ritesh Sharma, Rahul Sharma and Roohan ul Irshad.
Junior Girls:   Shivani Charak, Naina Raina, Sonia Sharma and Tanisha Chopra.
Junior Boys:   Arun Deep Singh, Mrityunjay Sharma, Ajay Deep Singh, Mandeep Singh and Suhail Malik.
Women: Shilpa Charak, Ambreen Fatima and Vishali Sharma.
Men: Syed Abdul Mohsin.
The 32 member team including 3 officials will leave for Delhi on October 5, 2017.