The Punjab state athletics championship for under-16 athletes will be held on October 13 and 14 at the sports school of Ghudda village here. All the racing events will be organised at the synthetic track of the school, while field events will be organised on sports grounds.
General secretary of the Punjab Athletics Association KPS Brar said that about 600 boys and girls from 22 districts of Punjab would compete in 34 athletic events. The Punjab athletic teams will be selected from the championship to participate at the 31st national junior athletics meet to be held at Ranchi (Jharkhand).
Principal of Sports School, Ghudda, Bhupinder Singh Mann, said that they were Punjab, Sports,providing the facilities as grounds, accommodation and diet to the athletes and officials.
He said that the special arrangements of buses have been made to bring the participants and officials to the school from the bus stand and the railway station of the city. The accommodation of male athletes has been arranged at Punjabi University Regional College, Ghudda, and women athletes will stay at the girls’ hostel of the school. The officials will reside at the staff quarters of the school.