Junior Federation Cup athletics in Patiala from July 31

The tournament is a qualification event for the under-20 World championship which will be held at Nairobi, Kenya, from August 17 to 22.

The tournament is a qualification event for the under-20 World championship which will be held at Nairobi, Kenya, from August 17 to 22. (REPRESENTATIVE IMAGE)   -  Getty Images

The 19th National Federation Cup junior (under-20) athletics championship will be held at Patiala from July 31 to August 2.

The tournament is a qualification event for the under-20 World championship which will be held at Nairobi, Kenya, from August 17 to 22.

The standard operating procedures, issued by Central and State Governments, Sports Ministry, SAI and Athletics Federation of India, will be followed during the meet. The meet is open only to athletes born between 2002 and 2005 and who have achieved the AFI's entry standard.

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Entries, with proof of achieving the entry standard, are to be sent online between July 15 and 25.

Only athletes with negative RT-PCR report, taken 72 hours prior to the start of the event, will be allowed.

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