Noida: The Jal Vayu Vihar Sports Committee celebrated World Athletics and Laughter Day at the block’s Park in Sector 21 A, Noida on 7th May, 2023 by organizing multiple sports events for the residents. They arranged various events like 100-meter race, lemon spoon race, tug of war, and ring game at the park inside Jal Vayu Vihar from 6.30 am to 9.30 am.
Children, youth, senior citizens, and women residents participated enthusiastically and received prizes. Young children showed great enthusiasm while participating in the traditional games. Many people participated in the tug-of-war and ring events for the first time and all enjoyed a lot.
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The Vision Ahead Foundation presented medals and certificates to the players and also encouraged them. The organizing committee ensured adequate refreshments for the participants.
Manjul Thapliyal, a representative of the sports committee, said, "We enjoyed a lot by playing these games. We have forgotten the traditional games that we used to play in childhood. We're all getting busy on our mobile phones. Such sports events should continue to be organized, so that traditional sports remain alive and health remains fit.”