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Half-marathon marks pre-event celebration of Khelo India University Games

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Dimapur, February 17: On February 17, in anticipation of the upcoming Khelo India University Games 2023 (Wrestling), set to take place at Kohima’s Indira Gandhi (IG) Stadium from February 22 to 26, a half-marathon, stretching from Phoolbari to High School Junction, was held.
T Lanusenla Longkumer, Administrator of KMC, kicked off the marathon, underscoring the significance of the games for the entire Northeast region. Highlighting Nagaland’s role as the host State for wrestling events, Longkumer extended a warm invitation to witness the exhilarating bouts at IG Stadium, where universities from across the nation are expected to converge.
Acknowledging the athletes’ remarkable achievements, the Administrator of KMC presetned certificates and cash prizes to the winners. A total of 31 runners took part in the event.
(Page News Service)

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