On Saturday in Guwahati, the third Khelo India Youth Games, 2020, will be officially launched.
Assam chief minister Sarbananda Sonowal will officially launch the games in the presence of state minister of youth affairs and minister of sports Kiren Rijiju.
The launch ceremony will be held at the Karambir Nabin Chandra Bordoloi Indoor Stadium of Sarusajai Stadium at 5:30 pm.
Meanwhile, Assam’s star sprinter Hima Das is excited about the games.
Hima took to Twitter to express her feelings:
‘I am very excited to be part of the launch of the Khelo India Youth Games 2020, because this year it is in Assam. I invite all of you to come for the games and boost the confidence of our athletes. I will see you at the launch tomorrow.’
Earlier, on Monday the Assam Olympic Association (AOA) held a finishing touch meeting with the constituted various sub-committees and commissions for the Khelo India Youth Games.
The tournament is scheduled to be held in the State from January 10-22 next year.
It also launched the ‘Grassroot Olympic – Mission Talent Hunt’ to identify and groom sports talent in the state.
Sonowal, who is also the present of Assam Olympic Association said the AOA will organize sports events in five categories covering players from 10 years to 60 years of age in the State.
Updated by: News Sources 2019-11-30 12:47 PM