Jalandhar, June 20, 2022: The 11th National Vovinam Martial Art Championship got concluded in the premises of CT Group of Institutions, South Campus, Shahpur today. This mega championship was being organised by Vovinam Association of India.
In the closing ceremony today, a demonstration was held by the senior players that was witnessed by Guests of Honour namely Parminder Kaur Channi, Co-Chairperson CT Group, Harpreet Singh, Vice Chairman along with Vietnamese Master Nguyen Tan Nghia. More than 450 players and officials from 20 states namely Maharashtra, Assam, Chhattisgarh, Goa, Gujarat, Haryana, Himachal Pradesh, Jharkhand, Karnataka, Punjab, Rajasthan, Tamil Nadu, Telangana, Uttar Pradesh, Uttarakhand, West Bengal, Delhi, Pondicherry, Meghalaya and Andhra Pradesh participated and competed with each other in this four day championship. The trophy of overall champion was lifted by team from Maharashtra whereas team Uttar Pradesh lifted the first runners up trophy and team from Tamil Nadu bagged second runners up.
The event was organised under the supervision of Dr. Vishnu Sahai, President of Vovinam Association of India, Pratyush Pandey, Secretary of Vovinam Association of India, Master Shankar Mahabale, Working Secretary of Vovinam Association of India and Sifu Tarun Kumar Narzary, Secretary Punjab Vovinam.
An Annual General Body Meeting was also organised during national championship in which all member states were present with their representatives and welcomed association’s New Secretary General Pratyush Ratna Pandey.
CT Group Co-Chairperson Parminder Kaur Channi said, “I congratulate the entire team of Vovinam Association of India who organised this mega event in our campus and also extend my wishes to winners of this championship. This sport is definitely helpful for self defense purposes and I am glad that there were female players also who equally participated and competed to their counterparts.”
By: Madhur Vyas