Bhubaneswar, Jan 16: The National Junior Athletics Championship-2021 will be held at Guwahati from February 6 to February 10. Due to Covid Pandemic the state Athletics Championship was not conducted earlier.
Keeping in view that, the selection trial was conducted at Kalinga Stadium, Bhubaneswar on January 16 for Under-14 and 16 Boys and Girls age group. On January 17, the trial will be conducted for Boys and Girls Under 18 and 20 age group.
The medal holder of last State Athletics Meet was called for Selection Trial and total 88 Boys and Girls under 14 and 16 ages group were taken part in this Trial. Total 10 events were conducted for Boys and Girls Under -14 age group and 21 events were conducted for Boys and Girls Under-16 age group.
On Sunday, the Selection Trial will be conducted for Boys and Girls- Under- 18 and 20 age group. The will start at 8.00 A.M at Kalinga Stadium, Bhubaneswar till 4.30 P.M. and around 150 boys and Girls will be in action.
The Selection trial was jointly organised by Sports and Youth Services and Odisha Athletics Association. Free fooding and accommodation was provided by Sports and Youth Services department and also Covid guideline was strictly followed during this trial.