3 Haryana girls in women's Kabaddi team for WC
Three Haryana girls have been included in the 12-member Indian women's team for the Kabaddi World Cup to be held in Patna from March 1.chandigarh Updated: Feb 27, 2012 14:36 IST
Three Haryana girls have been included in the 12-member Indian women's team for the Kabaddi World Cup in Patna from March 1.
Kavita, Priyanka and Promila were drafted into the team by the national selectors on basis of their performance in the recently held national and international tournaments, Indian Womem's Kabaddi team coach Sunil Dabas told PTI.
"Indian Kabaddi team is a strong contender to win the first World Cup on its home soil. All these players are technically sound and have given marvelous performances in various tournaments held in past," Dabas said.
The coach said that this was for the first time when the World Cup Kabaddi tournament for women would be organised by International Kabaddi Federation (IKF) and fourthe -day event would be a great test for our athletes.
"The World Cup is the biggest tournament as various teams from across the world will participate in it to win the coveted title," she added.
Kavita was a member of Indian Kabaddi team that won gold in Beach SAF Games 2011. She also grabbed the title of best catcher in the Super National Women Kabaddi Tournament held last month in Mumbai.
Priyanka also performed well in Beach Asian Games 2010 and Beach SAF Games 2011, besides clinching the title of best raider in Mumbai.
Promila, meanwhile, has represented India in 2nd Asian Championship 2007 held in Iran, the coach informed.
First Published: Feb 27, 2012 14:30 IST