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Walton-DRU Indoor Games to start Aug 22

  • Sports Correspondent
  • 18 August, 2021 12:00 AM
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‘Walton-DRU Indoor Games 2021’ will commence at the Nasrul Hamid auditorium at DRU in the capital on August 22.

Walton Group Executive Director FM Iqbal Bin Anwar will inaugurate the tournament at 10:00am and the chess event will be held on the opening day.

A total of 500 DRU members, their spouses, and children have entered their names for this year’s tournament.

A press conference was held to disclose the meet on Tuesday at the Nasrul Hamid auditorium where DRU President Mursalin Nomani and General Secretary Moshiur Rahman Khan were present.

DRU Sports Secretary Maksuda Liza conducted the press conference where DRU joint general secretary Arafat Daria and organisational secretary Mainul Hasan Sohel, among others were present on the occasion.

Events of the tournament:

Men’s events (14): Athletics (200m and 400m sprint), Chess, Table Tennis (Singles and Doubles), Badminton (Singles), Carrom (Singles and Doubles), Auction Bridge, Call Bridge, Archery, Discus Throw, Shooting and Swimming.

Women’s events (8): Athletics (100m sprint), Table Tennis (Singles), Carrom (Singles and Doubles), Badminton (Singles), Swimming, Shooting and Ludo.

Children events (2): 100m and 200m sprint. Spouse events (1): Marvel Running.