Odisha Taekwondo team leaves for international meet in Amritsar 

A 16-member Taekwondo team from Odisha on Tuesday left for Amritsar to take part in the Open International Taekwondo Championship-2017.

The tournament is scheduled to be held between May 19 and 21.

The team will represent the state in different categories.

Sub-Junior Category – Abinash Batal and Rajat Kumar

Cadet Category – Jee Zhang Liew, Sudam Sahu and Subhashree Panda

Junior Category – Swastik Kanungo, Dhiren Sahu and Abhiseik Batal

Senior- Tapan Kumar Prusti, Jitendra Oram, Manash Ranjan Barik, Jagannath Tudu and Binay Kumar Barik

Women – Mausumi Das

Officials – Sudipta Nanda and Manoj Kumar Patnaik (Manager) and Praful Samant (Coach)

Countries like Nepal, Bhutan, Bangladesh, Malaysia, Uzbekistan, Sri Lanka and Thailand are slated to take part in the Championship.