|City to host national armsports championship |
GUWAHATI, Sept 19 – Assam Sports Association, in collaboration with Assam Armsports Association, will host the 37th National Armsports Championship at the Tarun Ram Phookan Indoor Stadium in the RG Baruah Sports Complex here from September 27 to 29.
Giving details about the championship, Kailash Sarma, president of Assam Armsports Association said in a press conference here today that about 800 players from 24 States are scheduled to take part in the meet. The competition will be opened for senior, junior, masters and physically challenged players in different weight categories.
Srama revealed that they are facing a fund crunch as the multinational companies are not ready to support the organisers. He however said that the State government has assured to help them.
They will accommodate the players at the Tarun Ram Phookan Indoor Stadium and Sarusajai sports complex dormitories while the officials will be placed in different hotels.