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The 29th National Youth Sports Festival will held in Anuradhapura from 27th to the 30th of this month.

The 29th National Youth Sports Festival organized by the National Youth Services Council will held at North-Central Grounds, Anuradhapura from September 27 to 30. Nearly 3,000 sportsmen and women representing all districts including Northern and Eastern provinces will participate at the festival. The players will compete in 64 track and field events. The overall champions will receive Rs. 150,000 as a cash prize with a trophy while Rs. 100,000 will be awarded to the runners-up with a trophy. The best performance by men and women will be awarded a motorcycle each. President of National Youth Services Council W.G.S. Erandika said that the athletes who set up Sri Lanka records in the championship will receive Rs. 50,000 each while Rs. 10,000 each will be awarded for new event record.

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