Three state teams of Gymnastics, Swimming and Athletics will leave the state for Delhi and Madhya Pradesh on 1st June morning by train to participate in the 66th National School Sports Competition.
The under 19 National School Sports competition will be held from June 6 to 12 in Delhi and Madhya Pradesh (Bhopal and Gwalior).
Tripura School Sports Board Joint Secretary Divyendu Dutta informed this news on Wednesday.
He said, “10 boys and girls in gymnastics, 9 boys and girls in swimming and 19 boys and girls in athletics will participate in this competition. Already these players have been given 10 days of residential training at different places.”
Dutta further added, “Jerseys, track shirts and trucks were distributed among coaches, managers and players today.”
He also said that players will participate in a total of 15 events from the state in this year’s competition. These events are football, basketball, kabaddi, table tennis, kho-kho, swimming, gymnastics, athletics, yoga, chess, hockey, badminton, handball, judo and volleyball.