NOA to celebrate Olympic Day; announces race categories for youth aged 4-16 years

Kohima, 26 May (MTNews): The Nagaland Olympic Association (NOA) has announced that it will participate in the global celebration of Olympic Day on 24 June at Indira Gandhi Stadium, Kohima, under the theme “Let’s Move”.
According to a press release, this year the event has been designed to inspire children and youth aged 4 to 16years and is aimed at promoting an active lifestyle, sportsmanship and to celebrate the Olympic spirit.
The event will be conducted in various race categories catering to different age groups, ensuring an inclusive and engaging experience for all participants.
The race categories are as follows:
1. 30 Meters: 4years and above – below 6years (Born after 1st June 2017)
2. 50 Meters: 6years and above – below 9years (Born after 1st June 2014)
3. 80 Meters: 9years and above – below 13years (Born after 1st June 2010)
4. 100 Meters: 13years and above – below 16years (Born after 1st June 2007)
In this regard, the NOA has encouraged parents, guardians, schools and sports enthusiasts to actively support and encourage their children’s participation in this ‘memorable event’.
“By joining the Olympic day Run, young participants will not only engage in physical fitness but also develop lasting friendship and a sense of unity through sports,” NOA stated.
The NOA further announced that a total cash prize of Rs 50,400 will be awarded to the winners, along with a merit certificate from the Nagaland Olympic Association. It was informed that each participant will also receive a certificate from the International Olympic Committee.
The registration for the Olympic Day Run is open to all young participants aged 4 to 16 years with no entry fee. The last date for registration is 18 June 2023.
To register, participants have been asked to walk-in at NOA office, Kohima before the registration deadline or apply online at  or scan the QR code:
For further information, the office of Nagaland Olympic Association, Kohima has been asked to be contacted through the following contacts:
1. Mr. Neivikuolie Khatsu –
2. Ms. Kajiiloni Krichena –

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