MoD | 69th Inter Services Athletics Championship at Army Sports Institute, Pune (7th -10th Sept 2019)

69th Inter Services Athletics Championship
69th Inter Services Athletics Championship

PIB News Update | 69th Inter Service Athletics Championship is being held at Army Sports Institute, Pune, from 07 to 10 Sept 19. Over a period of these four days some of the best athletes of the nation would be competing against each other in the Championship. Subedar G Lakshamanan, National Champion in 1500 meters and 5000 meters,  Junior Warrant Officer Nirmal Noah Tom 400 Meters National Champion,  Havildar Avinash Sable, Gold medalist in the Asian Championship in 3000 Meters Steeple Chase, Petty Officer Tejinder Singh Toor  Gold medlist at the Asian Games in Shot Put would be seen in action.

            “Army Sports Institute” was conceived and raised on 1st July 2001 with state of the Art facilities for Archery, Athletics, Boxing, Diving, Weightlifting and Wrestling to actualise the Indian Army mission Olympic program. Fencing was subsequently added to this list of sports in  April 2008.

Since its raising, the Army Sports Institute has produced One Dronacharya Awardee,11 Arjuna Awardees, 1013 International Medals and 4713 National Medals. Boxing super star Naib Subedar Amit Panghal and Weightlifting sensation Naib Subedar Jeremy L are some of the current prominent sportsmen produced by this Institute.

The Inter Services Athletics Championship will serve as a testbed for selection of Services Sports Control Board team which  would be competing against the State teams and Railway Sports Promotion Board team at the National Championships. The previous meets have witnessed a number of National records being broken over the years. This year Championship promises to bring out many record breaking performances from the athletes  in the track and field events.

Detailed day wise program for various events is as given below:-

DAY – 1, 07 SEP (Saturday)
1. 04.00 pm Arrival of Chief Guest
2. 04.05 pm Opening Ceremony  
3. 04.30 pm 200 M Final
4. 04.30 pm High Jump Final
5. 04.30 pm Discuss Throw Final
6. 04.40 pm 800m Final
7. 04.50 pm 5000M Final
DAY – 2, 08 SEP (Sunday)
8. 05.30 am 50km Race Walk Final
9. 07.00 am   Decathlon-1 (100m)
10. 07.30 am   Decathlon-2 (Long Jump)
11. 08.15 am   Decathlon-3 (Shot put)
12. 09.00 am Hammer Throw Final
13. 03.30 pm   Decathlon-4 (High Jump)
14. 04.00 pm Long Jump Final
15. 04.00 pm Shot Put Final
16. 04.30 pm 400 M Hurdle Final
17. 04.45 pm   Decathlon-5 (400m)
18. 05.00 pm 4X100 M Relay Final
DAY – 3, 09 SEP (Monday)
19. 06.00 am 10000m Final
20. 07.30 am   Decathlon-6 (110 M Hurdle)
21. 08.10 am   Decathlon-7 (Discuss Throw)
22. 09.00 am 110 M Hurdle Final
23. 09.00 am   Decathlon-8 (Pole Vault)
24. 03.30 pm Pole vault Final
25. 03.30 pm   Decathlon-9 (Javelin Throw)
26 04.00 pm 400 M Final




27 04.30 pm 1500 M Final
28 05.00 pm   Decathlon-10 (1500M)
DAY – 4, 10 SEP (Tuesday)
29 06.00 am 20 Km Race Walk Final
30 04.00 pm Arrival of Chief Guest
31 04.05 pm 100 M Final
32 04.05 pm Triple Jump Final
33 04.05 pm Javelin Throw Final
34 04.30 pm 3000 M S/C Final
35 04.45 pm 4×400 M Relay Final
36 05.00 pm Closing Ceremony

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