13-member Wushu team cleared for Asian Games

Last Updated: Nov 09, 2010, 21:22 PM IST

Ranchi: A 13-member Indian Wushu
contingent, including three coaches, have been cleared by the
Union Ministry of Sports and Youth Affairs for the November 12
Asian Games at Guangzhou in China, an e-mailed release said
on Tuesday.

According to the Wushu Association of India, the team
comprise ten players and three coaches.

The players are -- Santosh Kumar, Bimoljit Singh,
Sandeep Yadav, Ravinder Kumar, Y Sanathoi Devi, W Sandya Rani,
A Toshibala, H Deewan, Gyandash Singh and S Somorjit Singh.

The Chief coach is Md Islamuddin besides coaches
Kuldeep Handoo and M Sachidananda.

Four other officials would accompany the team at their
own cost, the email said.

The team will compete in different weight group
between 56 kg and 75 kg.

Wushu is a full contact sport derived from Chinese
martial art.

PTI

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