District Level Olympic Games held at Mangan

Mangan, 09 Mar (IPR): The 1st District Level

Inter School Junior Olympic Games under Sports for Peace and Development under Khelo India, 2021 was organized by the Sports and Youth Affairs Department- North at Mangan Senior Secondary School playground today. The event was graced by the chief guest MLA Dzongu, Pintso Namgyal Lepcha and he was accompanied by ADM(N), DSP(HQ), Zilla Panchayat, Panchayat members, Principal Mangan Senior Secondary School, Officers from various line departments and coaches. The event began with torch relay. It was followed by march past by the athletes and band displays. Deputy Director Sports and Youth Affairs North presented a souvenir to the chief guest. Various students from 4 different blocks of North District, namely Chungthang block, Kabi block, Mangan block and Passindang block took part in the events. Many sporting activities were included in the event for Under 14 and 17 categories (boys and girls, both). Under 17 Boys and Girls categories had: Athletics, Archery, Boxing, Badminton, Football,

Karate, Taekwondo and Table Tennis. Under 14 Boys and Girls had; Athletics, Badminton, Boxing, Football, Table Tennis and Taekwondo. Under 14 boys a football semi-final game was played between Mangan Senior Secondary School and Phensong Secondary School. The former won the match and have qualified for the finals. The winners were awarded with certificates and medals.