SAI concludes KIRTI assessment tests

IMPHAL, Mar 23
The Khelo India Rising Talent Identification (KIRTI) assessment tests across five sports disciplines conducted by the Sports Authority of India, North Eastern Regional Centre, Imphal (SAI NERC Imphal) concluded successfully yesterday.
The event held from March 18 at the SAI NERC Imphal, Takyel, marked a significant milestone in identifying and nurturing budding talent in the region by completing the assessment of 750 plus athletes, said SAI NERC Imphal in a press release.
The test aimed to identify promising athletes aged between 9 to 18 years across different sports disciplines, it said.
The assessments were conducted for five disciplines viz- Football (March 18-22, 2024), Hockey (March 18, 2024), Archery (March 19, 2024), Athletics (March 20, 2024), and Weightlifting (March 21, 2024), it said.
Throughout the duration of the event, participants exhibited exceptional talent and dedication, reflecting the rich sporting potential present in the region, it said.
SAI NERC Imphal also extended its heartfelt gratitude to all participants, coaches, officials, and staff involved in making the KIRTI assessment tests a resounding success.
Their dedication and passion for sports have played a pivotal role in shaping the future of Indian sports, it added.