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October 25, 2003

First sports meet for deaf women

From: News Today, India - Oct 25, 2003

NT Bureau Chennai,

The first National Sports Championship of Deaf Women will be held at the various venues in New Delhi from 1 to 4 November.

The meet will be held at Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium and Indira Gandhi Stadium in New Delhi, a press release here said.

Around 300 participants from 15 States will be taking part in the sports meet, which is being held under the aegis of All India Sports Council of the Deaf and hosted by the Delhi Foundation of Deaf Women (DFDW).

The meet will bring to the fore the varied talent and potential of these women in individual and doubles games like badminton, table tennis, chess, swimming, carom and cycling as also in team sports like basketball and volleyball.

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