The Poona Club Swimming League 2023 from 26th May
Pune, May 24th 2023 : The First Ever in the city- The Poona Club Swimming League 2023’, will be held on the The Poona Club Swimming Pool from 26th to 28th May 2023.
Speaking to reporters Mr. Sunil Handa, Hon. President of Poona Club said that Swimmers were selected through a auction (notional) process by the team owners who are members of the club. Managing Committee members, CEO & Secretary Col Sarkar and PCSL 2023 committee members were present at the auction.
The Title sponsor for the event is Venkys, Vencobb and NECC, Ruby Hall Clinic and Surana traders will be the other Co-sponsors.
Amaaya Shetty (9 years old), Vihaan Tulpule (11 years old), Aditya Maharaj Singh (51 years old), Ahaan Bhisey ( 17 years old) , Rounak Mali(13 years old) and Anaisha Sood (13 years old) were the most expensive swimmers at the auction.
The Teams and Owner names are as follows: ASR Dolphins( Amit Roplekar), Jets(Rakesh Navani), Maximum Mavericks(Rajiv Santani and Lalit Solanki), Goel Ganga Real Rich (Atul Goel), Kings(Verinder Singh Oberoi and Indraneel Mujgule),All Stars(Hiren Parmar and Amit Parmar), Flippers ( Shailesh Ranka and Kunal Sanghvi) and Panthers (Manpreet Uppal and Gaurav Gadhoke).
Speaking about the League Details Mr.Gaurav Gadhoke Vice President of The Poona Club Ltd added that the format of the League is designed to be extremely competitive. 8 teams have been divided in 2 groups of 4 teams each by way of a lucky draw. Top 3 teams ,by virtue of points system from each group will qualify further. The Grand Finals will be held on Sunday 28th May 2023.
The excitement for the league is at its peak. 145 Poona Club Members(Women, Men and Children) have participated with age group 6 years old to 75 years old. Altogether 52 events will be held over three days consisting of Freestyle, Breaststroke, Backstroke 20m, 40m, and Relay format.
A special committee comprising of Gaurav Gadhoke (Tournament Chairman), Tushar Aswani( Tournament Director), Shubha Gadkari, Sameer Sanghvi and Kunal Sanghvi has been formed for the smooth conduct of the event.