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Visually impaired athletes win medals in IBSA national meet

Tue, 01/15/2019 - 10:45 -- geeta.nair

Chandigarh, January 14

Athletes from Institute of Visually Impaired, Sector 26, won a rich haul of medals in the recently concluded 21st IBSA National Athletics Championship, organised by Indian Blind Sports Association of India, in New Delhi.  

The local athletes won a total of 20 medals--seven gold, five silver and eight bronze-in the championship. Coach Rakesh Sharma said that a total of 15 students from the institute participated in the championship. Radhika (B-1 category), Usha (B-1 category), Rekha (B-1 category), Kusum (B-2 category), Vrinda (B-1 category), Rekha (B-1 category), Gurjot (B-1 category) and Abhishek (B-1 category) won a total of 20 medals in various track events. 

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