Sportspersons as well as sports lovers enthusiastically participated in Olympic Day Run organised by various sports associations and other organisations engaged in promotion of sports here on Sunday. Khammam DSP P. Balakishan Rao and DEO Ravindranath Reddy flagged off the run at the Pavilion Grounds here. The participants sprinted through the main streets of the town even as the curious onlookers greeted them with applause.
The Olympic Run culminated in a meeting at Sardar Patel Stadium in the town. The officials of the District Sports Authority, sports instructors and others spoke. The speakers highlighted the essence of the Olympic Run and stressed the need for spreading the spirit of Olympics across the district. Students from various educational institutionsand others took part.