First ever NE Masters’ Athletics Championship to be held in Guwahati


The first ever North East Masters' Athletics Championship will be held in Guwahati, Assam from February 6 onwards. The Championships will be hosted by Masters Athletic Association of North East (MAANE) at the Indira Gandhi Athletic Stadium.

In a press release, it has been stated that Union Sports Minister Vijay Goel will be the Chief Guest at the event. This is a huge boost to sports and athletics especially in the Northeast region which has seen a growing numbers of sportsmen and women come out of here.

At a recent athletics meet in Australia, the athletes who returned back to the state were felicitated by the Union Sports Minister. There were five athletes from Assam who took part in the World Masters Athletic Championships namely Saradi Gogoi Baruah, Anjali Saikia, Pathak Ch Das, Robin Saikia and Minu Saikia. India won a total of 15 medals the event held in Perth, Australia.

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