Lourdes Church Kanajar to Hold Diocese Level Sports Meet on October 18
Udupi: Parish pastoral council and ICYM of Lourdes Church, Kanajar will organize a diocese level sports event. The sports competition will be held on October 18 at the Late P.M. Saldanha Memorial Kowdoor Stadium, Ranganapalke Kanajar.
According to the Parish Priest Fr Alexander Lewis, “Under the guidance of our Bishop Dr Gerald Isaac Lobo, we are organizing this event. This is a step to show our unity. I request all the youth of the diocese to participate in this event.”
Speaking about the event, Parish Pastoral Council Vice President Ambrose Lobo along with ICYM President Edison Saldanha said, “This is a diocese level competition and all the 52 parishes will be participating in this event. All are welcome to this event”.
According to Inish Miranda, vice-president, ICYM Kanajar, “More than 1,500 participants are expected for this grand event. There will be two categories in the competition. Games will be held separately for boys and girls. We are expecting a huge number of participants for this event.
“The competitions will be held under two categories above 15 and above 20 years. Track events like 100m race,200 m race 800m, and 1,500m races will be held. Field events like shot put, discus throw, long jump, and high jump will also be held. From one parish there can be any number of participants but one participant can only choose a maximum of three events in track or field. Volleyball for men and throw ball for women will also be held. Individual championship and group championship will also be given.
For more details, contact: Edison Saldanha ICYM President 9535482006