Shivani leaves to represent India in Asian cup

Excelsior Sports Correspondent

Jammu, June 13: Shivani Charak, an ace sport climber of J&K, left today for Bangkok to represent India in the Asian Cup (Bouldering & Speed) to be held at Bangkok in Thailand from June 15 to 17.
Shivani is among the 7 sport climbers including 2 girls selected by Indian Mountaineering Foundation, New Delhi for this prestigious international competition.
The other Indian climbers are Adarsh Singh, Abhishek Mehta of  Delhi, Shiv Preet Pannu and Sangram Singh of Punjab, Pema Thendup Bhutia of Services and Vicky Bhalerao of Maharashtra. Sushma Malik, a sport climbing judge, accompanied the team as a manager.
The competition is being organized by the Sport Climbing Association of Thailand under the aegis of Asian Continental Council and has the approval of International Federation of Sport Climbing, the apex body for sport climbing in the world.
Meanwhile, General Secretary of Mountaineering Association of J&K Ram Khajuria wished Shivani a great success in the Asian competition and hoped that she would bring laurels for the country and her State of J&K.


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