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413 to vie for top title

Kokrajhar, Nov. 24: The 36th National Junior Archery championship, 2013, commenced today at the Sports Authority of India (SAI), Special Area Games complex, Kathalguri here.

BTC chief Hagrama Mohilary attended the programme as chief guest and inaugurated the championship, which is named after international archer late Pratima Boro.

On the opening day, a colourful cultural programme, including a Bodo traditional dance performance by 150 girls, was held amid a huge gathering of dignitaries and public.

Altogether 413 participants from 25 states are participating in the championship.

It will have players competing in three rounds Indian round, recurve round and compound round for both boys and girls.

A total of 153 medals, including 51 gold, 51 silver and 51 bronze, are up for grabs.

Inaugurating the championship, Mohilary said it was a national event for budding players of the nation, through which participants will get an opportunity to showcase their talents. Among those who were present at the opening function include national convener, Clean Sports India B.V.P. Rao, joint secretary of India Archery association Rupesh Kar, president of Assam Archery Association Jayanto Boro, Dronacharjya awardee Purnima Mahato, BTC deputy chief Kampa Borgoyary, MLAs Pramila Rani Brahma, Pradip Kumar Brahma, president of Assam Football Association Hemendra Nath Brahma, BTC executive members Reoreoa Narjihary and Sabharam Basumatary.

The championship is being organised by Kokrajhar District Sports Association under the aegis of Assam Archery Association.

The championship will conclude on November 27.


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