Army organizes three days sports carnival at Sopore


A three days long Sports Carnival was organised at Hathlangoo, Sopore by Zaingair Youth Sports Committee under stewardship of Army Camp, Sopore.

The Sports Event was organized from 16 to 18 October aimed to boost sports culture in the region and rejuvenate rural games. The event which comprised of a total of ten Athletics disciplines and two Village games with participation of more than thousand local youths including unprecedented participation of girls. The participants who achieved 1st, 2nd & 3rd positions in different events were awarded with medals and other attractive prizes. Besides this the boys Kabaddi and girls Kho-Kho winning and runner up teams were also awarded cash prizes to encourage them further. General Officer Commanding, Counter Insurgency Force, Kilo, addressed and congratulated all the participants for the sportsmanship and exceptional talent exhibited during the event. He also applauded the impeccable initiative of local sports bodies and the AWAAM for their unconditional support to make the pioneering effort a thumping success. The event was witnessed by various Military and Civil dignitaries. The Hathlangoo Sports Carnival which concluded on 18 October 2020, the local AWAAM conveyed their gratitude to the Army and the Zaingair Youth Sports Committee for providing this opportunity to the youth.

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