J&K Fencers Represent India In World University Games


Two  fencers from Jammu and Kashmir have made to the World University Games to be held at Napoli in Italy in July.

The selection trials took place at Guru Nanak Dev University (GNDU) Amritsar today in men section. Selection in women’s section shall be held tomorrow at the same venue under the banner of Association of Indian Universities (AIUs).

Presently, both these fencers, Mohammad Tariq and Tariq Hussain are undergoing their studies at the GNDU Amristar and have been selected in Foil event.

However, both of them trained, before shifting to Punjab for higher studies, were students of fencing coach of the J&K State Sports Council (JKSSC), Rachna Jamwal.

The World University Games shall take place from July three to July 14 at Napoli in Italy.