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Kochi to host CBSE athletic meet from Dec 18 to 20

Web Desk‌Updated: Friday Dec 16, 2022

Kochi : The Maharaja’s College ground and Toc H School, Vyttila, ground in the city will play host to  the  CBSE Cluster-XI Athletic Meet 2022 to be held for three days from December 18 to 20. More than 4000 student athletes from over 200 CBSE Schools in Thiruvananthapuram, Kollam, Pathanamthitta, Idukki, Kottayam, Alappuzha and Ernakulam districts will vie with each other for honours at the meet.

The competitions will start at 7 am while the formal inauguration of the event will be held at the Maharaja’s College ground at 3.00 pm on Sunday, December 18. Ernakulam MP Mr Hibi Eden will be the chief guest and Mr Mahesh D Dharmadhikari, Regional Director, CBSE Regional Office, Thiruvananthapuram, will be the guest of honour at the inauguration. The 45-year-old Toc H Public School has been entrusted with task of hosting the Cluster-XI Athletic Meet 2022 organised by Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE), New Delhi.

Competitions for boy and girl student athletes will be held in various age categories viz., Under 14 years, Under 17 years and Under 19 years, in the athletic event. The main events of the meet include 100M, 200M, 400M, 800M, 1500M, 3000M, 5000M races, relays in 4x100M, 4x400M and long jump, high jump, triple jump, shotput, discus throw and javelin throw. The results of the events will be published every day, said a press release