Mizoram would work to ensure that maximum number of sports persons from the state represent the country in the 2016 Olympics, its Sports Minister Zodintluanga said today.
Young talents from the rural areas would be harnessed to the maximum and nine sports disciplines have been identified by the government as the priority ones, he said at a meeting ‘Olympic Vision 2016″ here.
The nine disciplines are archery, boxing, badminton, hockey, shooting, weight lifting, table tennis, taekwondo and judo.
Sports persons, who were from outside Aizawl would be provided all facilities and brought here for coaching and training.
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