Asian Yoga Sports Championship from Sept 27

Asian Yoga Federation is conducting its eighth Asian Yoga Sports Championship from 27 to 30 September 2018 at Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala. During the event around 500 participants from 16 Asian countries will exhibit their yoga skills at the event.

The three-day championship will begin from September 27 at Jimmy George Stadium. Participants from Singapore, Malaysia, Thailand, Hong Kong, Vietnam, South Korea, China, Dubai, Taiwan, Iran, Afghanistan, Philippines, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh and Nepal will come down to the capital city for this big event. This is the first time the state is hosting a yoga championship of such a grand scale.

Last year the Yoga Association of Kerala conducted the first Federation Yoga Sports Cup at the same venue. The Indian team for the Asian Yoga Sports Championship has 112 members. Shreya R Nair (Alappuzha), Hiba Mariam K H (Thrissur), Alex Jerome (Thrissur), Arun Anandan (Idukki) and Varsha T B (Pathanamthitta) have qualified for the Asian Yoga Championship from the state.