GUWAHATI: Secretary of the Assam Amateur Boxing Association Hemanta Kalita named as the Chef De Mission of the Assam contingent that will take part in the forthcoming National Games. This time the National Games, which is the 37th edition, will be held in Goa from October 25.
In a brief reaction to The Sentinel Kalita said, “It’s a big responsibility. I need support from all quarters including the State Government, Assam Olympic Association and the sports organizers so that we can prepare a good team for the Games and return with a huge number of medals.”
He also added: “Still there is a little time in our hands and we have to focus on the training. The exact number of Assam athletes, who will participate in the Goa Games, is not finalized yet. But I feel it would be close to the last edition of the Games held in Ahmedabad.”