Sports Reporter :
TALENTED athletes Om Itkelwar and Riya Dohtare will lead Nagpur district teams in the upcoming Maharashtra State Junior Selection Trials (championships) to be held at Sant Dyaneshwar Sports Complex, Indrayani Nagar, Pimpri-Chinchwad, Pune from January 19-22. Om is a member of Nav-Maharashtra Krida Mandal while Riya belongs to Track Star Athletics Club.
The 37-member squad was announced by Dr Sharad Suryawanshi, Secretary, Nagpur District Athletics Association on Monday. Prof Anil Bhore has been named as manager of the district squad. Gurudeo Nagrale, President, Nagpur District Athletics Association; Corporator Nagesh Sahare, SJ Anthony, Umesh Naidu, Ramchandra Wani, Shekhar Suryawanshi, Archana Kottewar, Prof Bunty Yadav, Dr Vibekanand Singh, Ravindra Tong, Jitendra Ghordadekar, Harendra Thakre, Sunil Kapgate, Mangesh Paunikar, Amit Thakur, Chandrabhan Kolte, Vandev Thakre, Brijmohan Singh Rawat and others congratulated the players and wised them good luck. TEAMS — Boys: Om Itkelwar (C), Bhishma Ghordadekar, Shubham Roy (all Nav-Maharashtra Krida Mandal), Johan Kalwa (All ProTrack and Field); Sagar Tiwari, Aadesh Wandale (both Saraswati Vidyalaya, Shankar Nagar); Arenjay Das (Sandipani School), Sandeep Gaund, Ketan Daabe, Jayant Warambhe (all Om Sai Sporting Club, Umred), Bhavesh Khandar (Mahatma Gandhi Junior College, Wanadongri), Shreyas Chatte (Dharampeth MP Deo Memorial Science College), Aadarsh Bhure (Vidyarthi Yuwak Krida Mandal), Saurabh Bhusari (Black Bird Fliers), Shadab Pathan, Palash Bhoyar, Aatish Shende (all Track Star Athletics Club). Girls: Riya Dohtare (C), Ashka Tupe (both Track Star Athletics Club), Kashish Bhagat (Mahatma Gandhi English Medium High School, Wanadongri), Saanvi Pathak (Modern School), Aakansha Saudiya, Arya Kore, Mitali Bhoyar (Nav-Mah Krida Mandal), Bhavyashree Mahalle (JP English School), Vidita Meshram (Pt Bachchraj Vyas Vidyalaya), Anushka Bodele, Kalyani Yuvnate, Bhavna Nagthane (HTKBS, Hingna), Neha Dhabale, Yadnashree Burange, Prachi Chikankar, Sakshi Tambhakhe (all All ProTrack and Field),Devashree Lavhe (Om Sai Sporting Club, Umred), Tulsi Chaudhary, Khushi Wasnik (Jai Athletics Club, Jaishree Borekar (Bhagwati Girls Junior College).