Senior Citizens’ Sports Meet held in Mysuru

Mysuru, September 6:- Hundreds of senior citizens enthusiastically took part in the Sports Meet organised as part of Senior Citizens’ Day-2018 celebrations at JK Grounds in the city on Thursday.

The Directorate of Welfare of Disabled and Senior Citizens in association with the District Administration, Zilla Panchayat and other organisations organised the senior citizens’ Sports Meet.

Welfare officer of the Directorate Abhikumar G S inaugurated the Sports Meet while P Rajappa presided over the programme.

Senior citizens from the city and surrounding places took part in various sports activities.

In the men’s section, 100 metres running race was held for people of age group 60-70 years and 71-80 years.  3 kg shot put and 200 metres walking race and cricket ball throw was also held.

In the women’s section, 400 metres walking race and cricket ball throw was held. -(HN, KK)

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