July 7, 2023
The 30th Assam Aquatic Championship kicked off today at Sarusajai, marking the beginning of a three-day event that will conclude on Sunday, July 9. The championship is being organized by the Assam Swimming Association.
This inter-district competition brings together athletes from across Assam to showcase their skills at the Dr Zakir Hussain Aquatic Complex in Guwahati Sarusajai.
The opening ceremony featured the lighting of the lamp by Bhaskar Ranjan Das, the All India Swimming Association vice president and Assam Swimming Association secretary.
With over 500 athletes in attendance, the event commenced with the hoisting of the Assam Swimming Association flag.
The formal inauguration of the championship will take place in the evening at 7pm by Nandita Garlosa, the Minister of Sports and Youth Welfare of the Government of Assam.
Excitement is high as approximately 520 participants gear up for the 144 events, including diving and water polo competitions, held across sub-junior, junior, and senior categories.