India athletes eye Olympics at Rural Games | News | Al Jazeera

India athletes eye Olympics at Rural Games

Besides launching careers in sport, the annual Kila Raipur Sports Festival unites people across the country.

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    The northern Indian state of Punjab is holding what's known as India's rural olympics, where sports such as rope-pulling and cart-racing are featured.
     
    It is considered a big deal for many athletes as it can lead to selection for the Olympic team.
     
    Al Jazeera's Nidhi Dutt reports from Kila Raipur, Punjab.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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