The Basketball Federation of India (BFI) has sent the under-16 boys’ and girls’ teams for the fifth Children of Asia International Sports Games (CAISG) being held in Yakutsk, Russia, from July 4 to 12.
The boys’ team which had trained in Ludhiana in the preparatory camp has been clubbed with China, Syria and Saudi Arabia. The girls’ team has been grouped with China, Nepal and Mongolia.
Boys: Narender, Sanjeev Kumar, Abhishek Kumar, Himanshu Singh, Rudrask Kaustubh Pandey, Sagar Joshi, Dildar Singh Brar, Ashiv Jain, Akashdeep Hazra, Gurinder Singh Gill, Gaurav Ohlan and Mahipal Singh; Coach: Paramdeep Singh.
Girls: Sharanjeet Kaur, Sangeeta Kaur, Elizabeth Hilarious, K.S. Poojamol, Ishwari Kailas Pingle, Shruthi Praveen Menon, Devirajalakshmi Kirubanandhan, Sharmila Rajan, Preeti Kumari, Barkha Sonkar, Kavita Akula and Pooja Ambastha; Coach: Jagat Narain Nehra.