Bangladesh Athletics Federation holds a meeting with its president ASM Ali Kabir in the chair on 25 September 2020
Bangladesh Athletics Federation holds a meeting with its president ASM Ali Kabir in the chair on 25 September 2020UNB

The National Athletics Championship-2020 has been shifted to January next year due to COVID-19 pandemic, reports UNB.

The decision was taken at an executive committee meeting of Bangladesh Athletics Federation held on Friday with its president ASM Ali Kabir in the chair.

As per the preliminary decision, the 44th National Athletics-2020 will be held on 15-27 January.

The 43rd National Athletics Championship-2019 was held in January this year in Chattogram.

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The meeting also decided not to arrange Summer Athletics meet this year. The last Summer meet was held in August last year.

But, the Federation decided to start their athletics activities by arranging two-day long 36th National Junior (Age Group) Athletics meet, likely on 20-21 November this year.

They also decided start federation’s development programme very soon.