BPP Athletic Summer Camp Concludes

The Bombay Parsi Punchayet’s Athletic Coaching Camp at Rustom Baug concluded on 28th May, 2017 (started on 2nd May). It comprised over 80 participants split up into groups including ‘Tiny Beginners’, ‘Sprinters’, ‘Hurdlers’, ‘Jumpers’ and ‘Throwers’. Ten coaches and helpers explained and demonstrated the fundamentals and supervised the actions of the trainees. Well-wishers and past athletes were invited as Chief Guests on various days. Age wise races were conducted and gifts and cash prizes were awarded to the winners. Snacks were given to all the athletes by Gilan Farzandi of Byculla Pharmacy, Dr. Porus Turner, Sharukh Davar, Xerxes Dastoor and Anahita and Yazdi Desai. The final day witnessed Anahita and Yazdi Desai gracing the occasion, while certificates and cash prizes were distributed to all the athletes and coaches, respectively.  In his speech, Yazdi Desai stressed upon the different aspects of the growing Zoroastrian child, ranging from the observance of our religious tenets to self-discipline, which is inculcated through active participation in sports.

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