North East Olympic Games at Imphal

North East Olympic Games at Imphal

NAHARLAGUN, Sep 14: The North East Olympic Games will be conducted for the first time at Imphal, Manipur during October 24- 28.

The event under the banner of North East Olympic Association will be conducted by Manipur Olympic Association, informed Arunachal Pradesh Olympic Association secretary general cum Indian Weightlifting Federation vice president Abraham K Techi, adding the Games will include archery, athletics, badminton, boxing, football, judo, karate, shooting, table tennis, taekwondo, weightlifting and wushu.

All eight NE states will take part in the event. Arunachal Pradesh will take part in all disciplines excepting shooting.

He, however, said that due to shortage of time, it has been decided to conduct a preparatory camp for state players for which the venues and dates will be announced in consultation with the Director of Sports Department.

He exhorted the office bearers of various sports associations of the state to gear up for the important sports event to represent the state and win laurels too.

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