Indian hockey captain Manpreet Singh gymnasium which was inaugurated by Union Minister of State for Sports had lauded the new and Youth Affairs Kiren Rijiju in the Sports Authority of India Netaji Subhas Southern Centre in Bengaluru today.
The modern gymnasium complex will address the needs specifically of the national hockey campers in SAI NSSC. Rijiju also laid the foundation stone for a synthetic athletics track, a 330-bed women’s hostel as well an upgraded dining hall and kitchen. These are further s towards the development of high-class sp infrastructure and will cost Rs. 50 crore.
Manpreet Singh spoke for the hockey fraternity when he said this new gymnasium would help the entire team train with a range of new world class equipment. “Some of the equipment is especially beneficial for strengthening the lower body. This is a great addition for the team just before the Olympics,” he said.