Indian women’s softball team to debut at Asian Games 2022

The Indian girls’s softball crew is about to make its debut on the Asian Games later this 12 months after it obtained a wildcard for the Hangzhou occasion, Softball Affiliation of India stated on Monday.

The Indian crew’s wildcard entry was authorized by Softball Asia throughout its govt committee assembly on February 23.

“The entry of women’s team to the Asian Games, through a wild card, is indeed a milestone for Softball in India. The Hangzhou Games will be an opportunity to encourage and groom our women players as all major international events include women’s category. Performing at the Asian Games is our first step and comes with a huge responsibility as we aspire to be a strong team ahead of the 2028 Los Angeles Olympics,” Neetal Narang, president of Softball Affiliation of India, stated.

“Softball Association of India is confident that more such exposure will help our players reach greater heights and we look forward to having continued support from the sports ministry, Indian Olympic Association and Sports Authority of India,” she added.

The Indian crew’s participation within the nineteenth Asian Games has already been authorized by the Indian Olympic Affiliation of India. Softball was a part of the Tokyo Olympics and also will characteristic within the 2028 Los Angeles Games.

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