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|First Day of Interaction hailed a huge success|
|Monday, 04 June 2012 21:35|
THE Ministry of Culture, Youth and Sport/National Sports Commission launched its annual Day of Interaction at the Anna Regina Community Centre Ground last Sunday.
The activity was highly successful as hundreds of athletes, officials and spectators converged on the venue and were involved in a number of sport disciplines including softball cricket (male and female), volleyball, basketball, football, circle tennis and dominoes.
Among the hundreds of athletes, regional officials and supporters were Minister within the Ministry of Agriculture, Hon. Mr Alli Baksh, Regional Chairman Parmanand Persaud, Permanent Secretary of the Ministry of Culture, Youth and Sport Alfred King and Director of Sport Neil Kumar.
Remarks were made by Persaud who welcomed all the officials and athletes, Alfred King, Neil Kumar and Minister Alli Baksh who declared the proceedings open.
They were unanimous in the call for the use of sport for Unity, Peace and Healthy Lifestyle.
Participation came from every corner of the Region.
At the closing ceremony presentations of trophies were made to the winning individuals and teams. Sports gear were also presented to communities to ensure the continuance and development of sports in the region.
Sixteen teams participated. In the final Essequibo Technical Institute came up against Guyana School of Agriculture and won by 10 wickets.
Three teams were involved. Essequibo Technical Institute met Charity in the final. Charity came out victorious by 8 wickets.
Eight teams participated. In the finals Queenstown defeated Police by one goal to nil.
Of the four teams participating, Suddie met Henrietta in the final. Henrietta crushed Suddie by 15 points to 4.
Three teams participated. In a keenly contested match, Charity overwhelmed Pomona.
Eleven teams were involved. In the final Anna Regina Fire Station won by 79 points. Reliance placed second with 73 points.
Eight teams participated.
Charity came up against Henrietta and defeated them 2 sets to 1.
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