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Asian Games 2018: This 79-year-old will participate in a game

Asian Games 2018: This 79-year-old will participate in a game

Asian Games 2018: This 79-year-old will participate in a game

Rita Choksi, a 79-year-old Bridge Player will participate in the Asian Games of 2018. All eyes are watching her with curiosity

New Delhi, August 18, News24 Bureau

: All eyes are in Indonesia now as the great Sports extravaganza begins with Asian Games 2018.

This time many new games are being introduced including Bridge. From India Rita Choksi is one of the players. "Bridge is being introduced for the first time in Asian Games 2018. It’s like chess. I have been playing for 40 years. I have played teams from all over the world. But I am playing pairs this time. I think we'll do very well," Rita Choksi, a 79-year-old Bridge Player.

45 nations of Olympic Council of Asia, including India, Pakistan, China, Bangladesh, Iran, Iraq, Nepal, and Japan, are participating in the event that is being hosted by Indonesia. The Asian Games is organised by the Olympic Council of Asia and held at an interval of four years.

This year's game will also include non-physical events like esports, or competitive video games.

Google in its official blog wrote, "Esports will be considered a "demonstration" category this year, so no official medals will be given, but they plan to do so at the 2022 Asian Games in Hangzhou, China."

With Agencies

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