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Khelo India women's leagues to take place across India in Cycling, Swimming and Wrestling

Khelo India Women's leagues are scheduled to start across India from November 12 in Cycling, Swimming and Wrestling disciplines.

Khelo India womens leagues to take place across India in Cycling, Swimming and Wrestling
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Updated: 2022-11-10T15:43:24+05:30

Khelo India Women's leagues are scheduled to start across India from November 12 in Cycling, Swimming and Wrestling disciplines. The tournaments are being conducted via the support of the Department of Sports, Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports.

The Government of India, along with the Sports Authority of India, is ensuring all steps by supporting all National Sports Federations (NSFs) across all sports to conduct the women's leagues for the promotion & development of women in sports across the country.

Cycling

Zone 1 of the Khelo India Women's Cycling League Road Event is scheduled in Ludhiana, Kurukshetra and Panchkula.

The tournament is scheduled to take place across 3 Zones. The Government of India has sanctioned a total amount of Rs 19.78 Lakh to the Cycling Federation of India for conducting the tournament across the 3 Zones.

Around 200 cyclists are slated to participate in the Ludhiana leg of the tournament across the Elite Women, Junior, Sub-Junior and Youth Girls age categories.

Dates:

Nov 12 and 13 - Ludhiana (Start point: Govt Primary School in Ramgarh, Ludhiana; Turning point: Sahibana Village | Total distance to cover: 4.2 km. (one way)- 8.4 km one lap)

Nov 19 and 20 – Kurukshetra

Nov 26 and 27 - Panchkula

Swimming

Round 2 of the Khelo India Junior Women's Swimming Series in the Junior (U-18) and Youth (U-15) age categories is scheduled to take place in Lucknow, Assam, Kerala, Ahmedabad and Bhubaneswar. Around 900 competitors are expected.

In August this year, Round 1 of the Swimming Series took place across New Delhi, Gujarat, Karnataka, Madhya Pradesh and West Bengal.

The Sports Ministry, under the Khelo India scheme, has sanctioned a total amount of Rs 1.02 Crore to the Swimming Federation of India (SFI) for the conduct of this Series across a total of 2 Phases.

Round 2 Dates:

Nov 12 and 13 - SAI Sports Complex, Shantinagar, Lucknow

Nov 16 and 17 - Dr Zakir Hussain Aquatic Complex, Assam

Nov 19 and 20 -

Aavy Sports Complex, Ghatodiya, Ahmedabad

Ambedkar International Aquatic Complex, Kerala

Biju Patnaik Swimming Pool, Bhubaneswar

Wrestling

2nd phase of the Khelo India women's wrestling league will be organized from 14th to 15th November 2022 for the Senior and U-17 categories in Haridwar (Uttarakhand). Around 400 wrestlers will participate, including both seniors and juniors.

The top 10 wrestlers of the National Wrestling Championship and the top 10 of the open National Ranking Wrestling Tournament will participate in each weight category in the tournament. Around 400 wrestlers will participate.

Last month, Phase 2 of the Khelo India Women's Wrestling league took place in Gonda, Uttar Pradesh, for the U-15 and U-20 categories. The total amount of support put forward by the Government of India to conduct the Khelo India Wrestling league across 3 phases is Rs 1.59 Crore. It includes a sum of Rs. 55.4 lakhs as prize money to the top 4 wrestlers in Phase 2 and Phase 3.

Dates:

Nov 14 and 15 - Sri Prem Nagar Ashram, Haridwar.

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