STOCK MARKET BSE NSE

Asian Masters Marathon to be held in India next year

Athletes above the age of 35 from more than 40 Asian countries are expected to compete in the full marathon (42.195 km), half marathon (21.097 km) and 10km race, according to a release.

Published: 29th November 2021 04:04 PM  |   Last Updated: 29th November 2021 04:04 PM   |  A+A-

Running, marathon

For representational purposes

By PTI

NEW DELHI: Masters Athletic Federation of India (MAFI) will organise the inaugural edition of the Asian Masters Marathon in the country next year.

Athletes above the age of 35 from more than 40 Asian countries are expected to compete in the full marathon (42.195 km), half marathon (21.097 km) and 10km race, according to a release.

The race, to be held in the last quarter of 2022, will be conducted according to the highest technical standards, the MAFI said.

Asian Masters Athletics (AMA) Secretary S Sivapragasam said: "AMA Council in the meeting held in October 2021 were unanimous of their support for the proposal presented by the Masters Athletic Federation of India and therefore officially approved and allotted the Asian Masters Marathon to MAFI.

"AMA looks forward to the Asian Masters Marathon to be organised in India, and will be providing full support and technical assistance to Masters Athletics Federation of India."



Comments

Disclaimer : We respect your thoughts and views! But we need to be judicious while moderating your comments. All the comments will be moderated by the newindianexpress.com editorial. Abstain from posting comments that are obscene, defamatory or inflammatory, and do not indulge in personal attacks. Try to avoid outside hyperlinks inside the comment. Help us delete comments that do not follow these guidelines.

The views expressed in comments published on newindianexpress.com are those of the comment writers alone. They do not represent the views or opinions of newindianexpress.com or its staff, nor do they represent the views or opinions of The New Indian Express Group, or any entity of, or affiliated with, The New Indian Express Group. newindianexpress.com reserves the right to take any or all comments down at any time.

flipboard facebook twitter whatsapp