62nd All Odisha State Swimming Championship’22 to Start from Tomorrow

Bhubaneswar: The much-awaited 62nd All Odisha State Swimming Championship’22 (Junior & Sub- Junior, boys and girls) will commence at Biju Patnaik Swimming Pool Complex, Kalinga Stadium, Bhubaneswar from May 28 to May 30.

The championship is being organized jointly by the Sports and Youth Services Department and the Odisha State Swimming Association under the aegis of Swimming Federation of India.
A total of 258 competitors, 181 boys and 71 girls across 20 districts of the state shall compete in Junior and Sub- junior categories in the three day’s competitions. Around 50 technical officials shall conduct the competition.

The competition process has been completely digitalised with electronic touch pads where the performance timing and results shall be published automatically and immediately after the players touch the finishing lines. Free lodging and boarding arrangements have been made for the out station players. Minister of Sports Tusharkanti Behera will inaugurate the championship on Saturday.

The best swimmers in each category will be selected on the basis of their performance and they shall represent the state of Odisha at the ensuing National Aquatic Championship’22 to be held at Rajkot (Sub-Junior) in June and at Bhubaneswar (Junior) from July 16 to July 20.

Odisha Sports Minister Tusharkanti Behera will inaugurate the championship.

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