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LocalBilquis Mir is Team India water sports coach, again

Having been part of the National water sports team as coach from last 11 years, International water sports coach of J&K, Bilquis Mir has again been selected the job of training Indian team for International event.Bilquis

Bilquis has been assigned to train Indian team for the Asian Canoe Slalom championship scheduled to be held at Thailand.

 The camp would be sponsored by Sports Authority of India and would be held under the banner of Indian Kayaking and Canoeing Association.

In the camp also, two Kashmiri two Canoe slalom players, Villayat Hussain and Munner Ahmad Malik have been included for their brilliant performance during national canoe slalom championship held at Meneshwar Indore MP.

“It is always an honor when you get appointed as coach of Indian team that is scheduled to take part in international competition. I have been doing this from last 11 years and have learnt lot through the process,” Bilquis said.

“Being part of Indian teams training programs has also helped me to develop water sport in the JK. Recently we have been able to start water sports academy in Kashmir that was inaugurated by Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti,” She said.

About the camp and inclusion of two Kashmiri players in it, Mir said,“ Both players are talented and have done well at national level. in the camp they will learn new things and their talent would be nurtured in proper way. I am confident that they will be able to make it to India team”. ( Source Greater Kashmir)

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