Indian team reaches Ulaanbaatar for Senior Asian ART Championships
DOHA (QAT) AGU Office: The Gymnastics Federation of India (GFI) announced their team for the 8th Senior Asian Artistic Championships scheduled to start Buyant Ukhaa Sport Palace in (MGL) on Wednesday.
Four men and four women senior gymnasts were selected for the four-day tournament, which will be held under the aegis of Asian Gymnastics Union (AGU).
The four men’s team comprises Rakesh Kumar Patra (Rings and Parallel Bars), Yogeshwar Singh (Floor and Vault), Debang Dey (Pommel Horse) and Arik Dey (Horizontal Bar).
Pranati Nayak (Vault and Beam), Shraddha Talekar (Uneven Bars), Pranati Das (Beam) and Papiya Das (Floor) are in the women’s team.
Dey in men’s and Papiya in women’s will debut in the championship that will conclude on June 22.
“The competition focus would be to qualify for Apparatus Finals and achieve the best possible team ranking for India at Asian Level,” said one GFI official. “The event is also important for the gymnasts prior to the 2019 World Championships which will be the qualifying for the 2020 Olympics.”