Bengaluru: The Karnataka Government has adopted 755 sportspersons to train them for the 2024 Paris Olympics.
The State Government will spend Rs. 5 lakh to train these sportspersons beside best of the coaching facilities for them.
The sportspersons were shortlisted on Saturday October 23 evening in a meeting chaired by K. C. Narayana Gowda, Minister for Youth Empowerment.
According to the data, this list includes 12 athletes, 8 cyclists, 5 swimmers, 9 badminton players, five hockey players, 3 Paralympics players, 3 basketball players, one golf players, three tennis players-, two table tennis players, four wrestlers, and so on. The government is likely to announce the names on Monday October 25.
Karnataka is the first State to launch the preparations for the 2024 Olympics.
Meanwhile, over 50 Multinational Corporations (MNCs) has shown interest in partnering with the State Government through their Corporate Social Responsibility fund to train for the budding sportspersons in the State