Jamshedpur, Feb. 13: Tata Steel in association with SPSB is conducting the All India Inter Steel Plants Athletic Championship from February 13 to 15 at the JRD Tata Sports Complex.
9 Steel Plants teams of across the country are participating in the championship. Around 275 athletes / officials are part of the championship.
Alloy Steel Plant, Durgapur, Durgapur Steel Plant, Tata Steel, Vishakhapatnam Steel Plant (RINL/VSP), Rourkela Steel Plant, Bhilai Steel Plant, Bokaro Steel Limited, Indian Steel Plant, Burnpur and Vhadrawati Iron & Steel (VISL).
M. E. Shamsi of ISP, Burnpur is the Observer of the championship.
Sunil Bhaskaran, Vice President (Corporate Services), Tata Steel, inaugurated the championship on Monday afternoon. On the occasion Ravi Radhakrishnan, Chief (Aviation Services & Sports), Mukul Vinayak Choudhari, Bagicha Singh, Satnam Singh, Ms. Saroj Lakra and employees of Sports dept and many ex Athletes were present on the occasion.
Mukul Vinayak Choudhari, Administrator (TFA & Sports) welcomed the Chief Guest and Guests. Qualified officials of Jamshedpur and other Steel Plants, Game teachers and trainees of Athletic Training Center are cooperating in making the meet successful.
Students of KPS, NML performed a cultural Programme and Band was displayed by the students of Premjyoti Prangan during March Past on the occasion of opening ceremony.
Several events including 100 M, 200 M, 400 M, 800 M, 1500 M, 5000 M, 110 M (H), 400M (H), 10000 M, 3000 M Steeple Chase, Long Jump, High Jump, Triple Jump, Shot Put, Discus, Javelin, Decathlon, 4 x 100 M Relay, 4 x 400 M Relay, 20 KM Walk will be held during the 3-day event.
After day one team Tata Steel was leading with 54 points while Durgapur Steel Plant was second with 26 points.
The 3-day meet started with Decathlon event on Monday morning.