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Athletes set for Glasgow

Sports Reporter

The Bangladesh Olympic Association (BOA) yesterday finalised the number of athletes to represent Bangladesh in the upcoming Commonwealth Games to be held in Scotland's Glasgow from July 23 to August 3.
A total of 30 athletes from 10 disciplines will participate in the XX Commonwealth Games though the athletes of those disciplines have not been selected yet and the respective national federations have been given instructed to select their athletes and start the training camp ahead of the Games.
The BOA has also fixed the quota for athletes – eight from shooting, four from weightlifting, three each from cycling, table tennis, and boxing, two each from athletics, badminton, swimming and wrestling and one from gymnastics.
Meanwhile, the intensive training for shooting and boxing under the direct supervision of BOA is being conducted at the Cantonment area while the training for rest of disciplines under the supervision of national federations is scheduled to start later this month.    

Published: 12:00 am Friday, February 21, 2014

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