Tamilnadu Athletic Association has been given the honour of conducting the *6th Open National Race Walking* to be held in Anna Salai, Chennai on 16th & 17th February, 2019 from 6.00am to 10.00am. *Honorable Minister MA FOI K.PANDIARAJAN*, Tamil Cultural & Archeology, Government of Tamilnadu. Will inaugurate the meet at 6.00am on 16.02.2018 along with *Thiru.W.I. DAVARAM, IPS., President,TNAA., Thiru. Dheeraj Kumar, IAS., Principal Secretary, Youth Welfare and Sports Development, Thiru.T.K. Rajendran, IPS., DGP, L&O. Thiru. Jayanth Murali, IPS., ADGP, Vigilance and Anti-Corruption. Thiru. Sylendra Babu, IPS., ADGP., Railways, Thiru. C.K. Valson, Secretary, AFI.
Nearly 200 athletes, Indian athletes and including Chinese Taipei and Malaysian teams will be vying for the honour in this prestigious Championship. The categories are International events 50km Men & 20km Women, 10km for the both Boys & Girls (under 20 years). This Championship (Men & Women) will serve as trial for selection of Race Walkers for participation in Asian Race Walking Championship to be held at Nomi City (Japan) on 17th March 2019..
We solicit the full cooperation of the Media and welcome each one of your to the four days meet.