Kerala to host first-ever transgender athletics meet on April 28


Thiruvananthapuram: In a first, a transgender athletics meet will be organised here on April 28. The logo was unveiled by veteran athlete and Sports Council Vice President Mercy Kuttan here on Wednesday.

Sports Council President T P Dasan, Sexual and Gender Minority Federation President Sreekutty and Sports Council Secretary Sanjayan Kumar also attended the logo launch ceremony among others.

Athletes belonging to transgender community from across the state will participate in the one-day meet, which will be inaugurated by Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan at 8.30 am at the Central Stadium.

The athletic meet will include six items including sprint in 100m, 200m, 400m, 4x100m relay, short put and long jump.

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