District level sports meet concluded on Wednesday at the District Sports Stadium here. Collector M. Ravikumar gave away cash prize of Rs. 4.59 lakh to winners of various competitions held during the meet that began on October 7. Prizes were given in the presence of S.T. Chellapandian, Tuticorin MLA and N. Chinnadurai, Chairman of District Panchayat. As many as 1, 578 sportspersons proved their mettle in events, including hockey, football, volleyball, basketball, athletics, shuttle badminton, tennis, table tennis and kabbadi, K. Xavier Jothi Sargunam, District Sports Officer, said. As swimmers from Tuticorin were taking part in the national level meet being held in Gujarat, the swimming competition would be conducted here on October 11, Mr. Sargunam said. — Staff Reporter

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