Dehradun, Jan 17 (PTI) Ukrainian athletics coach Anatoly Fatyeyev Thursday met Uttarakhand Chief Minister Trivendra Singh Rawat at the latter’s residence here. Fatyeyev is here to train coaches and athletes of the state. A total of 17 sports instructors and 80 athletes are training under the Ukrainian at the Maharana Pratap Sports College grounds here from January 14.

The coaching camp will end on January 19.

“Uttarakhand has plenty of talent in the field of sports and by acquiring training from an experienced coach like Fatyeyev, performance of sports persons from the state at the national and international events is bound to improve,” Rawat said. Recalling his training stint with Indian athletes during the 2002 Busan Asian Games, Fatyeyev said coaches here are well trained and he was feeling good while working with them.

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