The 10th Eastern Air Command Air Force Schools Sports and Athletics meet was conducted at Air Force Station Jorhat from 25 Jul to 29 Jul 17. A total number of 120 students of 4 senior secondary Air Force Schools from Bagdogra, Barrackpore, Hashimara and Jorhat participated in the event.
The event comprised of 13 disciplines that included 8 track events of Athletics, Basketball, Volley ball, Badminton, Table Tennis and Chess. The sporting event that was earlier inaugurated by Air Cmde SK Verma, VSM, Air Officer Commanding, Air Force Station Jorhat on 25 July concluded with an exciting basketball match played between the Bagdogra and Hashimara teams.
The Event is also aimed at selection of Air Force Schools’ team to represent Eastern Air Command in the forthcoming Air Force level championship that is scheduled to be held in September at Air Force station Jodhpur.
Air Cmde SK Verma gave away the prizes to the Winners. He appreciated all the participants for the enthusiasm and sportsmanship spirit shown during the championship and urged them to continue practising with similar zeal and dedication to bring laurels to the Indian Air Force and the country.