Wednesday, February 8, 2012

Kila Raipur Rural Olympics 2012


In February each year, Ludhiana becomes the destination fro hundreds of sports enthusiasts, including foreigners. They come to Kila Raipur to see the special breed of bullocks, camels, dogs, mules and other animals competing in highly protfessional events. It is to be seen to be believed. In 1946, Mr. Bakhsish Singh was instrumental in getting the most popular event of the Games – the Bullock Cart Race – introduced

The popularity of Kila Raipur Sports Festival, the “Rural Olympics” has travelled across all five continents. Tug of war and kabaddi teams from Canada, USA, England and other European countries make it a point to be at Kila Raipur for the Games. It is Kabaddi & Tug of war which have instant popularity and acceptability here. The competitions are in different age groups, both for men and women
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Schedule for Kila Raipur Rural Olympics 2012:
09th to 12th Feb. 2012 
  • 100 m. (Primary school boys)
  • 200 m. (under 19) 
  • 400 m. (under 19)
  • 100 m. (under 19)
  • 800 m. (under 19)
  • 1 mile cycle race (under 19)
  • Bullock cart heats
  • Hockey (boys)
  • Gymnastics (School level)
  • Weight lifting <60 Kg. 
  • 60 to 75 Kg. 
  • 75 to 90 Kg. 
  • 90 Kg. and above 
  • Kabaddi 62 Kg.
  • Mule cart races
  • Motorcycle show
  • Air pistol 10 m.
  • Rifle shooting 10 m.
  • Rifle shooting 50 m.

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