Swimming contest begins on Oct 11

Staff Correspondent

9 October, 2019 12:00 AM printer

‘Sheikh Russel Club Cup Swimming Competition’ will start at the newly constructed swimming pool of Chattogram Jila Krira Sangstha (CJKS) in the city from October 11.

Different clubs of the country will participate in the competition organised by Bangladesh Swimming Federation in cooperation with the CJKS.

Male and female swimmers of different ages will take part in 44 events of the competition.

Source said the budget for the tournament was set at Tk 21 lakh. 

Bangladesh Swimming Federation and CJKS officials met the Chattogram City Corporation Mayor and CJKS General Secretary AJM Nasir Uddin to exchange views in this connection on Sunday.

The CJKS Swimming Sub-Committee Chairman Ehsanul Haider Chowdhury Babul, Bangladesh Swimming Federation Joint Secretaries Aminul Islam and Abdul Hamid, and CJKS Vice President Hafijur Rahman were present at the meeting among others.