Raipur, 09 Jan 2018
Day one of the 25th junior national fencing championship started on the morning of Tuesday 9 January 2018 with the opening ceremony in the Koramangala Indoor Stadium, Bengaluru. the gala event was declared open by Sri Ramalinga Reddy, our Honourable Home Minister of the Government of Karnataka with SriPramod Madhwaraj, Honourable Minister for youth Empowerment, Sports and Fisheries.Sri K. Govindaraj MLC, Parliamentary Secretary to Honourable Chief Minister, Sri. S. Sampath Raj, worshipful Mayor, Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike and Sri Anantha Raju, Secretary General, KOA also graced the occasion.
the Brand Ambassador of the event, our very own hatrick hero, Dr. Shivraj kumar interacted with the players and boosted their morale.
Karnataka Fencing Association under the aegis of The Fencing Association of India is proud to host India’s top comprehensive sports gala event, where 638 young men and women from across the 30 states and Union territories of our country have gathered to participate in team and individual events in categories of Epee, Foil and Sabre. players will first play their league matches and then will have their knockout. we believe that this competition will serve as an important occasion for our athletes to get prepared for the upcoming international tournaments.</>