55th National Artistic Gymnastics Championship
The 55th Senior Artistic Gymnastics National Championship began amid much fanfare at Suncity World School, Gurgaon. Starting today the event will culminate on March 15, 2016, the 4 day gymnastics competition sets a stage for players from across the nation to prove their mettle. In addition to that, the points accrued here would also help them reserve a birth for the Olympics to be held in Rio-De-Janeiro. The Championship was inaugurated by Shri Anil Vij , Minister of Health, Sports and Youth Affairs, Government of Haryana. Other dignitaries present at the event were Shri Umesh Agarwal, MLA, Gurgaon, Shri Jagdeep singh, IAS, Director , Sports and Youth affairs, Haryana, Shri Rakesh Gupta, Joint Secretary, Indian Olympics Association, Shri Habib Farooqui, Vice- President, Gymnastics Federation of India and Chetan Sharma, Cricketer.