Shillong, Aug 29: To commemorate National Sports Day, the Sports Department of North-Eastern Hills University organised the NEHU Inter College Cross Country Run for men and women for affiliated colleges and the Cross Country Run 2018 for teachers, non-teaching staff and university students on the NEHU campus here today.

All in all, 120 people took part in the run.

In the inter-college run, St Anthony’s College won in both the men’s and women’s events. Nongstoin College were runners-up in the men’s and Shillong College runners-up in the women’s.

National Sports Day is held every 29th August on the birth anniversary of legendary hockey player Dhyan Chand.

Meanwhile, the Border Security Force organised a friendly volleyball match today in Mawpat. The match was played between Meghalaya Frontier BSF and Assam Regiment in which the latter won the match by two sets to one.

(Photos contributed)

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