Camp for specially abled hockey players begins in Patiala

November 22, 2018, Patiala



Over 200 special athletes and 40 coaches from across the country are participating in a national floor hockey coaching camp, which began here on Monday.
The six-day camp is being organised by the Special Olympics Bharat at Amar Ashram here.

The organisers said: “220 special athletes and 40 coaches from Punjab, Haryana, Himachal Pradesh, Chandigarh, Rajasthan , Gujarat , Madhya Pradesh, Jharkhand, Uttar Pradesh, Uttarakhand, Goa, Maharashtra, Andhra Pradesh, Telangana, Manipur, Karnataka, Tamil Nadu, Kerala, Delhi, and Odisha are participating in the camp.”

Floor hockey is a shorter and faster version of hockey played on a concrete floor of the size of a basketball court.

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