Rural Olympics commences: Quaint village of Kila Raipur, the host of Kila Raipur Sports Festival popularly known as ‘Rural Olympics’ had started. In February each year, Ludhiana becomes the destination for hundreds of sports enthusiasts, including foreigners. The rural Olympics have been formally inaugurated today. Spectacular performances and daredevil stunts make this annual extravaganza the ‘destination to be’ for scores of sports enthusiasts from world over.The rural Olympics will witness renowned political and sports figures to come and enjoy the games. Three types of competitions are held during rural meets, Purely rural games : Kabaddi, Wrestling, Weight-lifting etc. Modern sports like athletics, hockey, football, volleyball, cycling, handball etc. Performing sports like acrobatics, twisting an iron-rod by placing it on Adam’s apple, passing tractor over the rib-ease, cracking a big stone by placing it on the chest etc.
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