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  • Saturday, November, 2019| Today's Market | Current Time: 09:53:36
  • New Delhi: Ice Skating Association of India announces Figure Skating Open Competition at iSKATE- Ice skating rink & cafe at Ambience Mall, Gurugram on April 26th, 2019. The competition will be conducted in various age groups expecting participation from 30selected figure skaters. The event is expected to have participation of figure skaters from states of Delhi, Haryana and Andhra Pradesh .

    Prior to the Figure Skating Competition, a training camp will be held from April 22 – 25, 2019 to train figure skaters for the upcoming competition under the mentorship of coaches like Mr. J.S. Sahney, Mr. Vasu Dev Tandi and Mr. Raj Kumar Tiwari. The event shall culminate to an award ceremony on April 26, 2019 at 10:30 am, wherein the winners will receive medals and cash prices from the Ice-Skating Association of India. The jury for the figure skating event comprises of Mr. J.S. Sahney, Mr. Vasu Dev Tandi and Mr. Raj Kumar Tiwari.

    Dr. Ankur Bhatia, Executive Director, Bird Group shared, “It is an absolute pleasure to associate with Ice Skating Association of India to host one of the most esteemed sporting events – Figure Skating Competition at iSKATE. I am confident that the mass reach of the Figure Skating Competition will continue to promote ice skating and figure skating and help open the doors for talented and aspiring athletes to international events. We hope that the government and sporting bodies support infrastructure development of world class ice skating sporting venues such as iSKATE, so that players are able to perform their best”.

    Located on the 6th floor of Ambience Mall, Gurgaon iSKATE has been visited by  approximately 18 lakh ice skating enthusiasts till date for leisure as well as professional training sessions in winter sports such as ice skating and ice hockey. The ability to play winter sports at India’s only all year ice skating rink iSKATE has made it extremely popular among youth, families and corporates appealing to age group spanning 5 years to 55 years.

    Dr. Ankur Bhatia, Executive Director, Bird Group has a vision that expands beyond creating a niche in leisure to the overall development of winter sports in India and expands its reach to all strata of society. iSKATE has hosted and supported numerous National level events in Ice Skating, Speed Skating and Ice Hockey in the past along with numerous training camps and sports welfare programs.