A mega Project of Swimmers Club Belgaum and Aquarius Swim Club Belgaum 19th Free Swimming Coaching Camp for Differently Abled and Underprivileged was inaugurated on Friday the 7th February at the auspicious hands of Shri Jagadeesh K. H. Commissioner, Corporation of the City of Belagavi. The coaching camp is conducted at Rotary Corporation Sports Academy’s Swimming Pool, Shri Basveshwar Circle, Belagavi till 29th February 2020 between 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. except for Sunday. The said camp is conducted in association with the Rotary Club of Belgaum and KLE University, Belagavi.
Over 200 Children comprising of Physically challenged, visually challenged, Orphans, Mentally challenged, Hearing challenged and underprivileged children participate. All these children are provided with Free Transportation, Free Swimming Kit, and Staple Diet apart from Swimming Training.
The talented participants are chosen for competitive training throughout the year and they have been given systematic and scientific training to prepare for the competition. It is a matter of great pride for the organizers seven swimmers who were the product of this coaching camp have represented India at various International Competitions and won totally of 49 International Medals.
Hundreds of swimmers participated at the National level competitions and have won more than 500 medals to name a few Mr. Raghvendra Anavekar, Mr. Rajesh Shinde, Master Moin Junnedi, Umesh Khade, Shridhar Malagi, Simran Gaundalkar, Aatish Jadhav etc. Also, three swimmers have adapted by the Government of India namely Swatik Patil, Sahil Jadhav and Simran Gaundalkar for KELO INDIA project they are getting advance training at Sports Authority of India center Gujarat under the watchful of guidance experts.
While addressing the gathering Shri Jagadeesh K. H. was appreciated the work being done by the organizer from the past 19 years to bring transformation in the differently bled and underprivileged children to help them to come in the mainstream of the society.
This coaching camp is supported by Jaybharat Foundation, Polyhydron Foundation, Diamond Medal Screen, Rotary Club of Belgaum, KLE University, Mahesh Foundation, Dr. Anant Joshi, Mumbai, Roshan Shinganmakki and others. The volunteers of the Mahesh Foundation and the students’ team from CBALC are helping the organizers to make this coaching camp successful. To witness and encourage these challenging children for their participation in this coaching camp many dignitaries are visiting every day.