Olympic Day

Bhutan Cricket Celebrates: Olympic Day
On Sunday, the Changlimithang Stadium was fully occupied when the 13 sporting Federations came together to celebrates Olympic Day.

cricket Drills

Under the guidance of Bhutan Olympic Committee officials, school students took part in Table tennis, Shooting, Boxing, Tae Kwando, Football, Basket Ball, Cricket, Volley Ball, Badminton, Tennis, Archery as well as Traditional Sports. Around 710 students and 150 volunteers took part in Thimphu.

CEO, BCCB with ministers

In the opening speech by Secretary General of Bhutan Olympic Committee (BOC), Karma Wangchuk, he said, “We watched 27 years passed by and there is not a single properly organized and functional sports body in the country today that represents the public sporting interest and we have failed to deliver sports to our people”.

Cricket Drills

Cricket Drills

Bhutan Olympic Committee was formed in November 1983 and Bhutan participated for the first time in the 1984 Olympic Games held in Los Angeles when three man and three Archers represented Bhutan. Olympic day was also celebrated in nine other Dzongkhags. Cricket Federation participated in Paro, Wangdue, Sarpang and Thimphu Dzongkhags.

Tae Kwondo

Tae Kwondo

arrival of cyclists

arrival of cyclists

basket ball

basket ball

Boxing

Boxing

volley ball

volley ball

Lyonpo Kandu Wangchuk showing his batting skills

Lyonpo Kandu Wangchuk showing his batting skills

Photo Courtesy: Business Bhutan

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