BHOPAL: Water Sports is set to make its debut at the Khelo India Youth Games 2022, which will be held across Madhya Pradesh startinfg from January 30 to February 11. 27 sporting disciplines have been included in the Khelo India Youth Games 2022 and also making its debut in the event.
Talking about the inclusion of water sports in the Khelo India Youth Games, Madhya Pradesh Sports Minister Yashodhara Raje Scindia said, “We all know that Bhopal is known as the city of lakes. Madhya Pradesh is coming out as the sports hub of India under the leadership of Chief Minister Shri. Shivraj Singh Chouhan ji.
These are great spots for canoeing and kayaking. We have the best training facilities, international trainers, and, most importantly, we are hosting Khelo India, which is an honour for us." "We have worked for years to develop water sports in the state, which is why we and our athletes are looking forward to the water sports competitions and are confident of a good show," the Sports Minister added. Our MP Water sports academy athletes have won international medals, and we are the country's top youth squad in kayaking, canoeing, and rowing."