‘Sultana Kamal Alila Group 16th Athletics Competition-2022’ is starting today under the sponsorship of Alila Group and organized by Bangladesh Athletics Federation. This competition will be held in Bangladesh Army Stadium for two days.

Bangladesh Olympic Association (BOA) Secretary General Syed Shahed Reza will inaugurate the competition under the chairmanship of Bangladesh Athletics Federation President Advocate Noor Uddin Chowdhury Nayan MP.

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In a press conference at Bangabandhu National Stadium on Thursday, General Secretary of Bangladesh Athletics Federation Advocate Abdur Rakib Montu presented the details of the competition.

A total of 40 events will be held in this year’s competition for men (22) and women (18). The 1st, 2nd and 3rd place winners in each event will be awarded cash prizes of Tk 3,2 and 1 thousand respectively. Besides, each record holder will be given a reward of 10,000 taka.

450 (male and female) athletes and 150 officials from 64 districts of 8 divisions of the country will participate in the competition through photo-finishing machines.

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Federation Vice President Farukul Islam, Vice President Tofajzel Hossain member Sharmin Sattar Minus and other officials were present in the press conference.

(September 23/DM)

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