DIPHU, Nov 18: The Young athletes from Karbi Anglong District left Diphu this morning in Chennai Express to participate in the 17th Milo National Inter District Junior Athletics Meet to be held at Tirupati Andhra Pradesh from November 23 to 25 sources said here today.
The 8 athletes who will represent Karbi Anglong included Sangmir Teronpi (600mRace), Larlyn Timungpi (600m Race), Ruplili Terangpi (100 m race), Rahul Khaklary (100 m Race), Swmdwn Basumotary (200M race), Promod Hagjer (Javelin throw) Erisim Taro (600m race) and Bhargab Malakar (Long jump). Pokhila Engtipi has been appointed as the Chef-de-Mission of the team and she is leading the team for the meet.
The National Inter District Junior Athletics Meet is a talent hunt programme that involves young athletes from nearly 500 districts of India with over 50,000 young athletes participating this year. It has been running for more than a decade.