Nagpur District Athletics Association and Dream Planner are jointly organising District Senior Athletics Championship on Saturday and Sunday. The meet will begin with 110 m hurdles at 4 p.m.
The first day proceedings will conclude with 5,000 m race to be held at 7 p.m. On second day the races will start at 5.30 a.m. with 20 km walking event. On the basis of the performance of the athletes, Nagpur district team will be selected for the State Senior Athletics Championship to be held at Mumbai on June 25 and 26.
From this year the fourth place holder in each section will get the bronze medals. For the team championship the performance of first six players will be considered. A selection committee has been formed under the chairmanship of Jitendra Ghordadekar.
The other members are Ramchandra Wani, Dr Avinash Sahare, Umakant Sangode, Vaishali Fating. BPL card holder athletes will get the entry at free of cost, informed the organisers.
Noted cosmetologist Bobby Bajaj will inaugurate te meet at 5.30 p.m. Acting director of Department of Sports and Physical Education of RTM Nagpur University Dr Atmaram Pande, Dr Madhvi Mardikar will also grace the occasion. Organising committee chairman Dr Sanjay Choudhary will preside over the function.
The prize distribution function will be organised June 2 after relay events. Member of Board of Physical Education of RTM Nagpur University Dr Dhananjay Welukar will be the chief guest on the occasion.
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