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Sports News : PCI chief Deepa Malik talks to PS as controversy-marred nationals ended in a hit

A successful 19th National Para Athletics Championships took place in Bengaluru amid the COVID-19 pandemic, despite the event being ensnared in controversies for varied reasons, with one of them being the shift in venue from Chennai to Bengaluru at the eleventh hour. It has been reported in several media wings that para-athletes faced a lot of problems when they got to know about the last-minute venue change. It was also reported that PCI took a U-turn after saying that this event would act as selection trials for para-athletes ahead of Tokyo Paralympics. But here we are at Power Sportz, bringing you the exact facts and figures of what happened at the event. According to our sources, this was the most successful National Para Athletics Championships concluded in the history of para-sports in India, where around one thousand hotel rooms were booked for para-athletes and shuttles were arranged for their commute from the hotel to the venue.


  • Released : 30-Mar-2021


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