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Nasik Have Eight Nomination For Prestigious Sports Award At State Level

Nasik Have Eight Nomination For Prestigious Sports Award At State Level

Shortly after one of the most prestigious sports awards in the country, the Arjuna Award has been given to the ace, long-distance runner Kavita Raut from Sawarpada village in Nashik district for her outstanding show in the Commonwealth and the Asiad Games, eight nominations has been filled from Nasik for another prestigious award at state level.

Shiv Chhatrapati award is considered as prestigious award at Maharashtra state level. That is why every sportsperson, trainer and sports activist desires to have it on his or her name. Every year competition is seen on high level for this award. Nasik has won Shiv Chhatrapati award for 31 times yet before. This time 8 nominations are filled for this prestigious award.

In year 1976-77, first Shiv Chhatrapati award for Nasik was grabbed by Sushma Pradhan for Volleyball. Consequently, enough talent emerged in sports in Nasik. Shiv Chhatrapati awards for year 2009-10 and 2010-11 are pending and everyone is eager to know the announcement of awards. For this award, trainer of SAI (Sports Authority Of India) Vijendra Singh has also filled his nomination. He is also trainer of star athletes Kavita Raut, Monika Athare and several others.

Fencing has won 8 Shiv Chhatrapati awards for Nasik. Fencing stars Ashok Dudhare, Ajinkya Dudhare and Snehal Vidhate are now willing to add more. If Ashok and Ajinkya will awarded with award then it will be first coincidence that father and son getting awards at same time. Snehal Vidhate is international player and she has shown her Fencing talent while winning bronze medal for Maharashtra in National Games held at Ranchi.

Nominations are also from Kho-kho, Kabaddi, Body-building, Judo and several other sports. Trainers, sports activists and person related with sports in Nasik are also nominated for this award. Hope Nasik will be awarded with more of Shiv Chhatrapati award and flourish the sports field in Nasik.