1st National Junior Boys Handball Championship 2019 kicks off


1st National Junior Boys Handball Championship 2019 kicks off

Imphal, Feb 20 (DIPR)
The 41st National Junior Boys Handball Championship 2019 organised by Manipur Handball Association under the aegis of the Handball Federation of India kicked off today at the Indoor Stadium, Khuman Lampak Sports Complex, Imphal.
Around 500 athletes from States/UTs across India and 2 Sports Academies (Manipur, Andhra Pradesh, Assam, Bihar, Chhattisgarh, Gujarat, Haryana, Himachal Pradesh, Jammu and Kashmir, Jharkhand, Karnataka, Kerala, Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra, Nagaland, Odisha, Punjab, Rajasthan, Telangana, Tripura, Uttar Pradesh, Uttrakhand, West Bengal, Chandigarh, Dadra and Nagar Haveli, Daman and Diu, Delhi, Puducherry, Sports Authority of India (SAI) and Bhilai Academy) are participating in the championship which will conclude on February 25.
Speaking as the chief guest of the opening function, Forest and Environment Minister Thounaojam Shyamkumar expressed hope that the championship will further strengthen the sense of National integration in the country and also help in strengthening the team spirit among the participants.
L Susindro Meitei, Chairman, LDA/MSPDCL lauded the organising committee of the championship for organising the event at Imphal and urged them to inform if any requirements are needed.
Dr S Ranjan Singh, Chairman, Tourism Corporation of Manipur Ltd, Anandeshwar Pandey, Secretary General, Handball Federation of India, Treasurer, Indian Olympic Association, members of the Manipur Handball Association, Coaches and several players also attended the function.

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