Sixty nine students were selected in the 65th school games state selection on November 15 and 16, 2019 heldat Texvalley, Erode. Selection was organised by District Inspector of Physical Education (DIP) Erode and Tamil Nadu School Education along with Tamil Nadu Sports Karate Association (TSKA).
Erode District Karate Association organised the event. Sixty nine players were selected for the nationals. Out of 69 national participants, 11 players are from Coimbatore. Those selected category wise are: Under 14 (Girls) – S.DAKSHATA (-38kgs) of Jaycee Higher Secondary School. Under 14 (boys) -P.Santhosh Hamal (-50kgs) of Mani Higher Secondary School. Under 17(boys) -E.Prasana Kumar (-58 kgs) of V.C.V Shishu Vidyodaya Matric, Higher Secondary School and S.Akash(-66kgs)
V.C.V Shishuof Vidyodaya Matriculation, Higher Secondary School. Under 19(girls) – K.Rajeswari (-44kgs) of PSGG KanyaGurukulam Higher Secondary School, S.Samyuktha(-68kgs) of Global Pathway Matric Higher Secondary School, A.Maheswari(+68kgs) of PSGG KanyaGurukulam Higher Secondary School, R.M.Anushaa, (-48 Kgs) of Nirmala Matric Higher Secondary, S.Sanjana – 42Kgs of Nirmala Matriculation Higher Secondary School, R.Vikram, -50Kgs ( Brindhushi, Matriculation School), Varsha(-56kgs) Sindhi Vidhyalakhsmi Matriculation Higher Secondary School.
Coimbatore district school students going to Nationals taking place in Jabalpur, Madhya Pradesh on 01-12-2019 to 06-12-2019 representing Tamil Nadu said R.Muthuraju, President,Coimbatore District Karate Association.