Olympic Run on Jun 21

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Vijayawada, Jun 16 (UNI) The Krishna District Olympic Association (KDOA) would organise the annual Olympic run here on June 21 to promote sports culture among the public.

According to KDOA secretary K P Rao, about 10,000 students from various schools and colleges were expected to participate in the run which would be held as per the guidelines of Olympic Association.

The run will commence from five routes and culminate at the Indira Gandhi Municipal Corporation (IGMC) Stadium.

Mr Rao said certificates would be presented to all participants at the closing ceremony.

The run would be sponsored by Kesineni Travels who donated Rs 1.50 lakh for the event, he said.

To encourage some of the outstanding sportspersons from the district, the association would felicitate Dronacharya Awardee K Ashok, Women Grandmaster Konery Humpy, Arjuna Awardee Chetan Anand (Badminton), J Rama Rao (Archery), Sai Chandana (Gymnastics), Naga Prasanna (Netball), Durga Bhavani (Cricket) and Tulasi Chaitanya (Swimming) for achievements in international and national arenas, he said adding veteran players will also be honoured.

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