Patna: For the 33rd Senior National Championship, the Bihar sepak takraw team, consisting of 28 members, was sent off by Pankaj Raj, director and secretary of the Bihar State Sports Authority, with sports apparel and best wishes for participation in the upcoming national championship.
All Bihar Sepak Takraw Association secretary Bijay Kumar Sharma said that a Bihar sepak takraw team consisting of 28 boys and girls will represent the state in the 33rd Senior National Sepak Takraw Championship to be held in Nagpur April 1 to 5. After 15 days of intensive training camp at the Sports Complex, the team left for Nagpur on Wednesday night.
Team (men): Hrithik Kumar, Nitish Kumar (Gaya), Bobby Kumar, Sunny Kumar (Saran), Jaiveer Singh (Kaimur), Prince Kumar (Bhagalpur), Anoop Kumar (Patna); Coach: Dr Karunesh Kumar (Patna); Manager: Sumeshwar Sharma (Saran)
Women: Puja Kumari, Aarti Kumari (Arwal), Shefali, Ananya (Bhojpur), Rashmi Kumari, Amisha Verma, Ishika Sinha, Deepa Bharti, Manita Kumari Ravi, Priya Chauhan, Mansi Raj, Varsha Kumari (Patna), Aarti Kumari, Sneha Verma ( Vaishali), Sonal Kumari (Muzaffarpur); Coaches: Pankaj Kumar Ranjan (Muzaffarpur), Ajit Kumar (Nalanda); Manager: Mamta Singh (Patna)
Judge: Arun Kumar (Patna)