PORVORIM: Chief Minister Pramod Sawant and Sports Minister Govind Gaude flagged off 37th National Games Torch Relay at Secretariat-Porvorim. The Torch Relay will travel to all 12 talukas across the state.
The forthcoming National Games, which are slated to take place in Goa from October 26 to November 9th, are officially counting down with the completion of this event.
“We aspire to establish a thriving sports ecosystem in Goa. Just as tourists have long enjoyed our beautiful beaches, we now aim to attract sports enthusiasts from around the globe. Events like Ironman and the World Table Tennis event have showcased our capabilities in hosting international sporting events,” said Sawant
He further said that with state-of-the-art infrastructure developed for the National Games, we invite sports associations and national federations to utilize these facilities year-round. Our objective is to elevate sports in Goa to new heights.”
The torch rally, a customary precursor to the National Games, represents the camaraderie and spirit of sportsmanship among competitors from all around the country.
It entails the passing of the National Games torch through various regions of the host nation, with the ceremonial lighting of the games’ cauldron at the opening ceremony serving as its grand finale.
The 37th National Games look to be a thrilling and prestigious competition that will highlight the abilities of athletes from all over India, and Goa is ready to welcome both competitors and spectators.