OCA to hold buildup events in Lahore before Asian Games in China

The Olympic Council of Asia (OCA) will hold some build-up events in Lahore next month to advertise the commencement of this year’s Asian Games being held in Hangzhou, China from September 23 to October 8.

A special delegation of the organisation committee of the Asian Games will also be in Lahore to hold the events on February 20, said Khalid Mahmood, secretary of the Pakistan Olympic Association (POA) while talking to media on January 19.

He said that contests of one-, two-, three-, and five-kilometre races would be held in which men, women, students and families would be allowed to take part. The exhibition competitions in six different disciplines would also be held on February 20 at the DHA Sports Complex, Lahore.

The 19th Asian Games were scheduled to be held in 2022 but were postponed due to Covid-19 pandemic.

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