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NBA Academy Women's Virtual Program 2021: Four Indians named among standouts after conclusion of camp

The NBA Academy's eight-week Women's Virtual Program 2021 concluded recently.

The program, consisting of 50 young women from over 20 countries, released it's standout performers yesterday (Aug. 29 IST) with Australia's Summah Hanson walking away with the camp MVP.

Unlike previous NBA Academy Women's camps around the world over the past few years, this one was held virtually given the current travel and quarantine constraints due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Given it's uniqueness, the awards also had their distinct twist with categories like 'Most Engaged', 'Top Performers in Platforms', 'Most Creative', 'Best Video' and 'Perfect Attendance'.

Take a look at the awardees by scorlling through the NBA Academy's Instagram post:

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Four of the five Indians, that were part of the program, made their way to the list of standouts.

The duo of Parnika Srivastava and Sunishka Karthik were featured under two categories of 'Most Engaged' and 'Perfect Attendance'.

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The other Indian attendees that received recognition were Kavya Singla and Yashneet Kaur. While Singla was one of five standouts under 'Most Engaged', Kaur was one of three Indians to have a perfect attendance at the Virtual Porgram.

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