Prerit Chauhan | Lokesh Goswami New Delhi :
To ensure the promotion of Olympic Games, the Delhi State Olympic Association has decided to organise Olympic Games in the national capital. The games will feature 35 sports Discipline, including Hockey, Boxing, Wrestling, Weight Lifting, Swimming, Karate, Wushu, etc. The opening ceremony will take place on 9th December, 2018 and the closing ceremony will be on 18th December, 2017 both at the Talkatora Stadium.
The sporting events will be held in 25 different stadiums in various part of delhi, including Talkatora stadium, Indira Gandhi stadium, National Stadium, Thyagaraj Sports Complex, Siri Fort, among others.
Delhi Olympic Association’s informed, “Delhi State Olympic Games took place till 1995, but were stopped due to some reasons. However, to promote games, the sporting event will now be held every year beginning December this year”.
“Our purpose to hold the sporting event is to encourage Olympic Games and promote athletes and sportsmen.” President Kuldeep Vats added.
Gaurav Sharma World & Commonwealth Champion (Power Lifting) is the Vice Chairman of Delhi Olympic Association, who will Manage the smooth conducting of this big event.
Yogeshwar dutt, Olympic bronze medalist in wrestling will be the brand ambassador of the Delhi Olympic games 2017, He spoke to Ten News Exclusively about being appointed as brand ambassador of the Association and the benefits of this event for the youngsters.