IMPHAL, Nov 8: The State Level Inter-School Games Meet, 2011-12 in athletics, handball, kho-kho and volleyball organized by the department of youth affairs and sports kicked off today at Khuman Lampak Sports Complex today.
The inaugurak function was graced by H Deleep Singh, special secretary YAS and Kh Pramoda, joint director YAS as the chief guest and president respectively.
Altogether 890 players from eight districts and two sub-divisions are taking part in the sport meet which will be held till November 11.
In the opening day, Nara of Thoubal, Umakanta of Imphal West and Romesh of Imphal East secured the first, second and third position respectively in U-19 boys’ 500 m race.
Imphal East defeated Jiribam by 25-9,25-4, Kangpokpi defeated Thoubal by 25-18,25-2 and Chandel defeated Senapati by 25-20,25-16 in boys’ volleyball league round.
Senapati defeated Imphal West by 25-23,25-20, Churachandpur defeated Jiribam by 25-16,25-12 and Kangpokpi defeated Chandel by 25-11,25-22 in girls’ volleyball league.