Tuesday, June 2, 2009

Indo-American Olympic medalist visited Delhi

Indo-American Olympic medalist Raj Bhavsar was in the capital on Monday to explore how he can contribute to the growth of gymnastics in India with an eye on next year's Commonwealth Games.

An artistic gymnast with roots in Gujarat, Bhavsar was part of the American team that won bronze medal in the Beijing Olympics.

During his India trip, Bhavsar met members of the Gymnastics Federation of India, the Sports Ministry and the Commonwealth Games organizing committee to find out if there could be any role for him in the country's preparation for 2010 Commonwealth Games.

A member of the 2001 and 2003 world champion American teams, Bhavsar will also visit the gymnastics facility in Allahabad on Tuesday, according to a release here