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Trials for sports hostel in UP to be held for year 2016-17

LUCKNOW || The Uttar Pradesh Sports Directorate has initiated the selection process to induct students for the year 2016-17 for newly-built sports hostels in the state for different disciplines of sports, which include swimming, badminton, table tennis, handball, wrestling and archery for girls, and cricket and volleyball for boys.

uiapsAs per information obtained from the department, in Lucknow trials would be held for swimming (for girls). In Faizabad trials would be held for girls for badminton, table tennis, handball and wrestling. Similarly, trials for girls for archery would be held in Sonbhadra. In Mainpuri, trials for boys would be held for cricket and volleyball.

Boys and girls, who are less than 12 years of age (as on July 1, 2016) can appear in the swimming trials. Similarly, those who are less than 15 years of age can appear for the trials of badminton, table tennis, handball, wrestling, archery, cricket and volleyball.

Application form for the trials (costing Rs 10) can be obtained from the district sports office on any working day from 10.00 am to 5.00 pm.