Kids Athletics Day 

Lahore, May 07, 2022 (PPI-OT):It gives me immense pleasure to apprise that as per the announcement and compliance of the directive issued by the World Athletics (International Athletics Governing Body) to celebrate and organize a Kids Athletics Day. In this regard, Athletics Federations of over 200 countries are celebrating and organizing Kids Athletics Day today on 07 May 2022. Athletics Federation of Pakistan (AFP) has also organised a celebration ceremony of Kids Athletics Day today (7 May 2022) in Lahore, Pakistan.

It further apprised that children of the different schools have participated in this event. Muhammad Zafar, Secretary General AFP was the chief guest of the ceremony. He distributed gifts and certificates among the participating children.

He commended the children who participated in the event and expressed his happiness on the participation of many children in the event. He also conveyed a message of appreciation from Major General (retd) Muhammad Akram Sahi, President AFP / Vice President Asian Athletics Association (AAA) / Chairman South Asian Athletics Federation. SAAF) to children and guests.

The key objectives and aims of celebrating and organising Kids Athletics Day are as under:

To ensure a steady and sustainable policy of development of the sport of Athletics.

To introduce Children to Athletics at a basic level.

To expand sport of athletics for schools and all institutions who are interested in the well-being of children.

To popularise athletics in the country and world.

To raise awareness on the importance of fitness and encourage people to get more involved in sports and athletics.

The vision behind Kids’ Athletics is the belief that every child is born to move, to play, to explore. No matter where they are in the world, no matter their individual circumstances, it’s their fundamental right to have access to sport.

For more information, contact:
Athletics Federation of Pakistan (AFP)