Sports Olympiad Held at ENC
Eastern Naval Command Olympiad for Service and Defence Civilian personnel and their families was held at ENC Command Stadium near INS Satavahana on 11 February 18. The event comprised eight different disciplines juxtaposing the conventional games like athletics, volleyball, basketball and handball with navy specific Jal Tarang, Walkathon, Tug-of-War and other innovative and fun-filled Tele-games, conducted concurrently at different venues. The six teams included squads from the Fleet, Flotilla, Submarines, Ashore Units, Defence Civilians and the Defence Security Corps. Each game witnessed participation of over 120 men, women and children vying for the honors. The sports fields presented a vibrant environment for all age group participants and their supporters to engage in healthy competition generating excellent team spirit. The Olympiad was held on a knock-out basis. The Eastern Fleet emerged the overall winners while the Headquarters led ashore team were the runners up.
Vice Admiral Karambir Singh PVSM, AVSM, Flag Officer Commanding-in-Chief, Eastern Naval Command was the Chief Guest on the occasion and gave away prizes to the winning teams. Congratulating the winners, the C-in-C emphasized the need for maintaining physical fitness and participation in sports by individuals from all age groups as these have substantial contribution to the well-being of community.