Olympic qualifier Fed Cup Athletics Nationals to be held from March 15-19

The championships will be held under strict COVID-19 protocols in view of the ongoing pandemic, the Athletics Federation of India said on Friday.

The AFI said any athlete/official violating the SOP and the guidelines issued with regard to pandemic will be debarred from participation in the championships. (REPRESENTATIVE IMAGE)   -  Getty Images

The 24th edition of Federation Cup National Senior Athletics Championships, which is an Olympic qualifying event, will be held at the NIS Patiala from March 15 to 19.

The championships will be held under strict COVID-19 protocols in view of the ongoing pandemic, the Athletics Federation of India said on Friday.

"Other guidelines issued by the concerned state government in connection with the pandemic shall be strictly followed to ensure that the competition is conducted smoothly," the AFI said.

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The AFI said any athlete/official violating the SOP and the guidelines issued with regard to pandemic will be debarred from participation in the championships.

It also said if any athlete fails to participate after sending entry without any valid reason, he/she may not be allowed to take part in any subsequent event.

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