Gwalior institute organizes camp for handicapped swimmers

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Gwalior, Apr 29 (ANI): The Rani Laxmibai National Institute of Physical Education (LNIPE) organised a camp for physically challenged persons here.

The camp began on April 10 and will end on June 30.

Seven swimmers selected for the upcoming Commonwealth Games in Delhi are also participating in the camp.

The swimmers are from - Madhya Pradesh, West Bengal, Haryana, Maharashtra, Karnataka and Rajasthan.

Rajendra Upadhay, the coach said that of the seven, two were girls and five were boys. He added that they practiced for five hours every day.

Participants, however, said there was a lack of equipment.

"We practice 2.5 hours in the morning, as well in the evening. We don't have much equipment here and even equipments are not that good. The government should provide us good equipment so that we can perform much better," said Sharad Gaekvard, one of the swimmer. (ANI)

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