Veteran Athletics team leaves for All India meet

Selected veteran athletics team of J&K poses with officials of J&K Sports Council at MA Stadium, Jammu.

JAMMU: A strong contingent of 52 veteran (men and women) athletes from Jammu and Kashmir today left for participation in the All India Masters Athletics Championship scheduled to be held at Tau Devi Lal Athletics Stadium, Panchkula in Haryana from February 7 to February 11.
Earlier, the athletes, selected by the J&K Veteran Athletics Association, underwent screening conducted by the J&K Sports Council at MA Stadium here.
The competition in the upcoming event shall be held in the age groups of Plus 35, Plus 40, Plus 45, Plus 50, Plus 55, Plus 60, Plus 65, Plus 70, Plus 75, Plus 80, Plus 85, Plus 90 and Plus 95 age, a handout issued by the Association here today informed.
“The athletes were selected on the basis of performance in the state level competition held in the recent past,” disclosed general secretary of the Association, Tarsem Lal Basotra.