Mangan, 22nd Feb (IPR): The 1st Block level Inter-School Junior Olympic Games under “Sports for Peace and Development,” Khelo India 2020-2021 was held in Naga Public Ground, today. It was organized by the Department of Sports and Youth Affairs (North) Government of Sikkim sponsored by the Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports, Government of India. 14 schools participated in the event.
Hon’ble Chairman for Sikkim Welfare Commission Shri N.T. Lepcha was the chief guest for the programme. He was accompanied by ADC (Dev- North), BDO Mangan, Zilla Panchayat (Mangshila Tibuk), officers from various line departments and coaches from respective discipline.
The event consisted of various sports activities such as Athletics, Archery, Boxing, Badminton, Football, Karate, Taekwondo and Table Tennis. Taekwondo and Boxing demonstration were displayed to the chief guest and guest of honour. The football final was played in the Under 14 and 17 boys categories.
The winners were:
Under 14 boys- Thingchim Secondary School
Under 17 boys- Mangan Senior Secondary School.
The winners were distributed prize and certificates. Mangshila Senior Secondary School took home the “team champion” trophy of GPUs.