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Union Minister Kiren Rijiju inaugurates 1st Khelo India Winter Games in Leh, Ladakh

Union Minister Kiren Rijiju inaugurates 1st Khelo India Winter Games in Leh, Ladakh
Union Minister Kiren Rijiju inaugurates 1st Khelo India Winter Games in Leh, Ladakh

Union Minister Kiren Rijiju inaugurates 1st Khelo India Winter Games in Leh, Ladakh

The Minister of State for Youth Affairs and Sports (I/c), Kiren Rijiju has inaugurated the first-ever Khelo India Winter Games in the Union Territory of Ladakh at Leh, Ladakh, Jammu and Kashmir.

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The event, which is first of its kind in India, is being organised to promote winters ports in India and to popularise these games among the youth of the country.

From March 7, J & K Winter games will be conducted in Gulmarg.

The second leg of the Khelo India Winter Games will be held at Kongdori, Gulmarg from 7th till 11th March and will have participants competing in Alpine Skiing, Cross Country Skiing, Snow Boarding and Snow Shoeing events.


About 1st Khelo India Winter Games in Leh, Ladakh: 

A total of three winter sporting competitions are being held during the Ladakh leg of Khelo India Winter Games, these are – Open Ice Hockey Championship, Figure Skating, Speed Skating. These events will have over 1700 athletes from Leh and Kargil participating during the competition which would be held at Block, District and UT levels during these games.

Also Read: Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurates first Khelo India University Games in Odisha

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