Over 200 youths to participate in Girnar climbing competition

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Rajkot, Feb 10 (PTI) At least 233 youngsters from acrossthe country would be taking part in the fourth national-levelGirnar climbing competition, to be held on February 13.

Junagadh district sport officer Nayan Thorat said that233 youths from as many as 12 states have entered their namesin the competition this year.

They will have to climb up 5000 Girnar hill steps andcome down. For the girls, it will involve 2,220 steps.

The competition, which saw 164 participants last year,was started in 2008 and is organised by Junagadh districtauthority and the State Sports Ministry.

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