Throwball in India

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Throwball Federation of India
Sport Throwball
Jurisdiction National
LocationHouse No. 336, Village Khera Khurd, Delhi - 110082
President Bala Bachchan
Vice president(s)M.U. Murarkar
R.H.P Kumar
Karam Singh
J.L. Khurana
SecretaryNaresh Mann
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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.

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