Forty Nine school athletes including gold medalist Anjana Thamke, Abdullah Aboobacker and Mohammed Afsal have been selected to the 60-member Indian school athletics team for the 15th World School Olympiad, a quadrennial international event organized by the International School Sport Federation (ISF), to be held at Brasilia in Brazil from November 27 to December 4.
Following an intensive training program of 90 days, the team has for the event. Under 18 Indian participants will be attending this event under the supervision of School Games Federation Of India (S.G.F.I). The squad: BOYS; Abdulla Aboobacker (Kerala, triple), Md Afsal (Ker, 800M), Shakti Solanki (Delhi, shot put). GIRLS; Meghana Devanga (Maharashtra, shot put), Swapna Burman (W.Bengal, high jump), Anjana Thamke (Mah,800M), Shilbi AP (Alappuzha,100M), Lekha Unni (1,500M of Mercy Kuutans Athletics Academy), Pushpa Jakhar (Haryana, Javelin throw), Anjali Jose (CSH, Kottayam, 400M) are part of this team. Media managed by Esmoke PR.