The Glenmark 70th Senior National Aquatic Championship will be conducted at Veer Budhu Bhagat Aquatic Stadium, Mega Sports Complex, Hotwar, Ranchi, said a press release from The Swimming Federation of India and Jharkhand Swimming Association. The event would feature over 500 athletes from across the country vying for top honours in Swimming, Diving and Water polo disciplines. The highlight of the event would be the participation of Shivani Kataria and Sajan Prakash who represented India at Rio 2016.
The Opening ceremony of the Glenmark 70thSenior National Aquatic Championship will be held on 24th September 2016. Glenmark Aquatic Foundation the CSR initiative of Glenmark Pharmaceuticals Ltd have entered into a long term agreement with the Swimming Federation of India to Sponsor National Events. In addition to supporting the Championships, Glenmark Aquatic Centre runs a high performance aquatic centre in Mumbai and partners the Sports Authority of India at the National swimming academy at the Dr. S.P. Mukherjee Swimming complex at Delhi and has launched the SAI Glenmark Training Development and Management (SGTIDM) programme which is a full time residential academy for swimmers. As a part of expanding the swimming ecosystem in India GAF as a part of the SGTIDM programme would conduct a 2 day Camp for aspiring local swimmers and coaches on 29th and 30th September 2016. This camp would be run under the watchful eyes of Mr. Clive Rushton, Olympian and Technical Director, Glenmark Aquatic Foundation. The Camp will also help in scouting potential talent as well as providing education for coaches. GAF is also planning to launch nationwide Coach Education initiatives.
The Event would be streamed live on Youtube on the Glenmark Aquatic Foundation channel and on the website www.glenmarkaquatic.org. GAF has tied up the CIALFO (Swim India),and all the Meet information will be available on www. Glenmarkaquatic.org and www.swimindia.in. Users can download the Swim India Mobile app available on iOS and Android platforms. A twitter handle @nacindia will provide live updates during the event. In addition updates will also be available on facebook and twitter accounts of Glenmark Aquatic Foundation and Swim India.
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