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National swimming, junior athletics to begin on Friday

  • Sports Correspondent
  • 19th October, 2021 10:23:37 PM
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Bangabandhu 30th National Swimming, Diving and Water Polo Competition will get underway at the Syed Nazrul Islam National Swimming Complex in the capital on Friday.

The three-day competition, which is named after the Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman to mark his birth centenary, will end on Sunday.

The last national swimming competition was held in March 2019.

Meanwhile, Shahid Sheikh Russel 37th National Junior (age-level) Athletics Competition will also begin on Friday at the Army Stadium.

The two-day long event is named after Sheikh Russel, the youngest child of Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman, to mark his 58th birth anniversary.

The previous edition took place in November last year.