Block Level Inter School Junior Olympic Games at Sumbuk


BIKASH CHETTRI

Namchi, 25 Feb: South district Department of Sports and Youth Affairs with the support of Ministry of Sports and Youth Affairs, Government of India is organizing a four-day Block Level Inter School

Junior Olympic Games in Mellidara Senior Secondary School, Sumbuk Block, South Sikkim under the banner of 'Sports for Peace and Development'. The event, which started today, will continue

till 28 Feb and young talents will be selected from this event for district level and eventually

for state level. The sportspersons selected in state level to be held this year will take part

in national level sports tournament of 'Khelo India 2021-22'. The Olympic Games for under-17 and under- 14 boys and girls categories are played under the disciplines of athletic, archery, boxing, football,

table tennis, taekwondo, badminton and karate. The panchayat president and member panchayats

of the Sumbuk Block were present at the venue today. On the opening day of this event, only athletics

was organized and the rest of the sports disciplines will be organized Namchi, 25 Feb: South district Department