Odisha News Insight

Odisha to host 22nd Asian Athletics Championship in July

Asian Athletics ChampionshipThe 22nd Asian Athletics Championship will be held at Kalinga Stadium in Bhubaneswar on the first week of July this year as Athletics Federation of India (AFI) Adille J Sumariwalla gave green signal to it yesterday.

Reportedly, Ranchi pulled out from hosting the international event and Bhubaneswar will be the third city in India after New Delhi (1989) and Pune (2013) to host the athletics championship.

It is to be noted that nearly 800 Athletes of 45 Countries are going to participate in the Championship.

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