Photos: Asian Athletics Championship Inaugural Event

By Odisha Story Bureau, Bhubaneswar:

Much awaited 22nd Asian Athletics Championship, mega event in Odisha Sports History has been inaugurated last evening by Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik. The inaugural ceremony was folloewed by cultural programs including, dance, song, baloon shows and light shows.

Here are few photographs of the inaugural event from the sports venue Kalinga Stadium in Bhubaneswar.

Sprinter Srabani Nanda takes oath on behalf of Team India

Cultural performance by Odisha troupe

Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik and other dignitaries

Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik presents a filigree memento from Odisha to Lord Sebastian Coe, President, International Association of Athletics Federation

Cultural show by Prince Dance Group, Odisha

Odissi dance performance

Crackers Show at Asian Athletics Championship 2017

Crackers Show at Asian Athletics Championship 2017

Prince Dance Group performs at AAC 2017




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