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Throwball was introduced by Jagat Singh Chauhan (1937-2012) who was an alumnus of YMCA College of Physical Education of Madras (now Chennai) and at the same year he organised the first national championships in Jind, Haryana with great contribution of Mrs Shashi Prabha. Mr Jagat Singh Chauhan was founder/father of handball, netball and Throwball in India. His efforts in Germany during the 1972 Munich Olympics helped make these games a legacy in India.
Throwball is gaining popularity in India as a competitive sport and Indian authorities of the game was instrumental in organizing Asian level and later, World level Association for the sport. Throwball is a popular sport, played in gym class, colleges, and clubs throughout Asian countries such as India, Sri Lanka, Korea, Thailand, Malaysia, Japan, China, Pakistan, Nepal, Bhutan and Bangladesh. It is also slowly taking popularity up by other countries such as France, Australia, Brazil, Canada and the United Kingdom. The Junior Throwball team of India visited Sri Lanka in 1982.
Throwball is a non-contact ball sport played across a net between two teams of nine players on a rectangular court. It is popular in Asia, especially on the Indian subcontinent, and was first played in India as a women's sport in Chennai during the 1940s. Like volleyball, the game's roots are linked with the YMCA. Both volleyball and newcomb ball, while older games, share many similarities with throwball. Throwball rules were first drafted in 1955 and India's first national level championship was played in 1980.
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