Two Assam girls selected for World Taekwondo Championship
GUWAHATI: Two girls from Assam, Rodali Baruah and Dipika Hazarika have been selected to represent India at the World Taekwondo Championship 2019.
The event will be held in Manchester, United Kingdom from May 15 to May 19.
Principal Secretary, Biswaranjan Samal, from the Department of Sports and Youth Welfare, Assam handed over a cheque of Rs. 1.70 lakhs each to Baruah and Hazarika for being selected in the Indian team.
Baruah will participate in the 73kg category and Hazarika in the 46 kg category.
Earlier, Baruah had represented India in the Asian Games 2018 held in Jakarta, Indonesia.