Probables for 2010 Canada olympic games will be selected in Gulmarg

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Gulmarg, Feb 18: Probables for the 2010 Canada winter Olympic games will be selected during the 5th National Winter Games-2008, which were declared open here this afternoon by Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Ghulam Nabi Azad.

Indian Olympic Association president Suresh Kalmadi said this during the opening ceremony of the games here. Mr Kalmadi said Gulmarg has the highest down hill ski point connected by Gandola cable car in the world. It has best slopes in the world, he said and thanked the organisers for making all arrangements for the Games-2008.

He said out of 5 National winter games held so far, Gulmarg hosted three times.

The probables selected during the games will be trained within and outside the country,. he said, adding we will give our sportspersons training so that they could make the country proud in the 2010 Canada games.


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