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Youth Olympic Games: Manu Bhaker named India’s flag-bearer

Prime News, International and National Games, Youth Olympic Games, New Delhi, October 2:- Teenage shooting star Manu Bhaker was on Monday named as the flag-bearer of the Indian contingent for the 3rd Youth Olympic Games to be held in Buenos Aires from October 6-18.

Indian Olympic Association (IOA) president Narinder Batra announced during the send-off ceremony here that the 16-year-old Bhaker will lead the Indian team in the opening ceremony.

“It is a great honour for me. I never expected to be the flag-bearer for the Indian contingent,” Manu told media

A contingent of 68 members, including 46 athletes, will depart for Argentina on Tuesday to compete in 13 sports during the prestigious event.

Goa Olympic Association secretary Gurudutta D Bhakta will be the Chef-de-Mission of the contingent. (Inputs: Agencies, NGB)

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