Shillong, May 17: Twenty-three schools are taking part in this year’s District Level Inter School Athletics Meet in East Jaintia Hills, organised by the office of the District Sports Officer.
The meet, organised in collaboration with the East Jaintia District Sports Association, began today in Khliehriat. It will conclude on Thursday.
Deputy Commissioner Abhilash Baranwal was the chief guest at the opening ceremony, in the presence of the DSO, Stephanie M Rapsang.
A few results were declared on the opening day. In the U-16 boys’ shot put, Panduhang Rai of Oxford Secondary School was first with a distance of 8.50m, while Thehlut Sana of Sein Raij BR Upper Primary School was first in the U-14 girls’ shot put with a distance of 6.18m. Rinis Dkhar of Sham Sham Secondary School came first in the U-18 girls’ discus throw with a distance of 17.70m.