Bangabandhu 44th Nat’l Athletics competition to begin tomorrow
Published: 09:57 PM, 15 January 2021
Bangabandhu 44th National Athletics competition will begin tomorrow (Friday) at Bangabandhu National Stadium here.
State Minister for Youth and Sports Mohammad Zahid Ahsan Russell, MP, is expected to inaugurate the three-day meet as the chief guest on Saturday (January 16) at 2.30pm while Youth and Sports Ministry’s additional Secretary(Sports) Mohammad Abdul Karim will be present as the special guest.
Nearly 450 men and women athletes from 64 districts, eight divisions, Universities, Educational Boards, Bangladesh Krira Shikkha Prothistan, Bangladesh Jute Mills Corporation and affiliated military and civil, and different institutions are going to take part in the meet, which will be held marking the birth centenary of Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman.
Organised by Bangladesh Athletics Federation (BAF), the competition will be held in thirty six events with men’s and women’s athletes split into two group. Among the thirty six events, twenty two of men’s and fourteen of women’s events.