Guwahati, Sept. 19: Assam Sports Association (ASA) will host the 37th National Arm Sports Championship at Deshbhakta Tarun Ram Phookan Indoor Stadium here from September 27 to 29.
Altogether 800 persons from 24 states will participate in the championship. The meet includes 26 weight categories in the junior girls, junior boys, men and women’s events.
ASA president Kailash Sarma said, “The championship plays an important role as players will be selected to represent the country in the forthcoming World Armsport Championship to be held in November.”
“The champions in both the male and female categories will walk out with cash reward of Rs 10,000 each. The armwrestlers will be accommodated in dormitories at the indoor stadium as well as the Sarusajai Sports Complex,” Sarma said.