Players from various parts of the district participated in the district-level badminton tournament held at Bharathiar University in Coimbatore on Tuesday.
District-level Bharat Ratna APJ Abdul Kalam Badminton Rolling Trophy competitions were held at Bharathiar University on behalf of the Department of Physical Education and National Service Scheme(NSS) of the university.
University Vice-Chancellor Dr Kaliraj inaugurated the tournament by playing badminton with the players.
The two-day event was attended by 128 teams from various places including Coimbatore.
The competitions were held in 5 categories as- Under 18, Over 40, and differently-abled.
Subject to corona term regulations, competitors were permitted after verification of the vaccination certificate and temperature testing.
Dr Murugavel, Head of the Department of Physical Education and Registrar on behalf of the University, Vice-Chancellor and professors, presented herbal face masks to the students.
Professors including NSS Coordinator Dr Annadurai participated in the event.