Talent-hunt in swimming
Bangladesh Swimming Federation, with financial assistance from Australian Sports Commission, will start a talent-hunt programme in 16 districts on the last week of June.
The Australian Sports Commission has recently granted Tk 10 lakh for the swimming federation and the executive committee took this decision on Monday.
The meeting also decided holding a long-range (10-km) swimming competition in Chandpur on May 29 and hold Age-group (U-21) National Championship on June 8-21.
BSF general secretary Mahbubur Rahman informed that they had also retained the services of Korean coach Park Tae Gun, who coached Bangladesh swimmers during the South Asian Games even though local swimmers failed to bag a gold in the competition.