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Eastern Naval Command Olympiad, a fun and frolic event of physical activities for Service and Defence Civilian personnel and their families was held at ENC Command Stadium near INS Satavahana today, 20 February 16. The Event comprised eight different disciplines juxtaposing the conventional games like volleyball, basketball and handball with Navy specific Jal Tarang, Walkathon, Yachting and Tug-of-War and with the more exotic Tele-games and athletics, conducted concurrently at different venues. Apart from the usual squads from the Fleet, Flotilla, Submarines and Ashore units, the six participating teams also included the Defence Civilians and the Defence Security Corps Teams. Each game witnessed an amalgamation of over 120 men, women and children vying for the honours.

The Olympiad was held on a knock-out basis. Vice Admiral Satish Soni, Flag Officer Commanding-in-Chief, Eastern Naval Command was the Chief Guest on the occasion and gave away prizes to the winning teams. Congratulating the winners, Admiral Soni emphasized the need for maintaining physical fitness and participation in sports by all age groups as these have substantial contribution to the well-being of community.

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