12th edition of South Asian Games to be held from 10-20 January 2016 at Guwahati and Shillong – Press Note issued by Pakistan Sports Board (Pakistan Press International)


August 18, 2015

August 18, 2015 (PPI-OT)

Following is the text of press note issued by Pakistan Sports Board

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Pakistan Olympic Association informed Pakistan Sports Board vide email dated 13th July 2015 that the 12th edition of the South Asian Games is likely to be held from 10-20 January 2016 at Guwahati and Shillong, India.

In order to train the Pakistan Sports teams, Pakistan Sports Board asked vide letter dated 14th July 2015 the concerned National Sports Federations to establish the National Training Camps and intimate the date of the commencement, venues and strength of the Camp Trainees along with names of the Camp Trainees.

Accordingly, the following National Training Camps have been established and the Camp Trainees are undergoing training:-

Pakistan Sports Complex, Islamabad

1 Wrestling

2 Wushu

3 Athletics

4 Weightlifting

5 Handball

6 Taewondo

7 Table Tennis (to be started today)

PSB Coaching Centre, Karachi

8 Boxing

PSB Coaching Centre, Lahore

9 Cycling

10 Karate

11 Ju-Jitsu

PSB Coaching Centre, Peshawar

12 Judo

The remaining Federations i.e. Badminton, Kabaddi and Squash will establish the Camps in near future.

For more information, contact:Syed Aimal ShahDirector (PR and MM)Pakistan Sports BoardLocation: Kashmir Highway, Near Aabpara, IslamabadPABX: +9251 920 2410, 920 2412, 920 2413Fax: +9251 920 3077Email: infopsb@sports.gov.pkWeb: www.sports.gov.pk

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