India’s premier master games body “Khelo Masters Games Foundation (KMGF) is going to organize 1st KHELO MASTERS’ GAMES 2019 at New Delhi from 23rd December to 27th December 2019. The Games will be hosted in Delhi NCR and it is expected that over 3,000 participants and organisers will participate from all across India participating in 20 different sporting events. The Inauguration ceremony of the above mentioned games will be held at Common Wealth Games (CWG) Village Sports Complex on 23rd Dec 2019 at 9 AM. It will include major sports/ games i.e. Athletics, Basketball, Badminton, Football, Hockey, Netball, Shooting, Table Tennis, Volleyball and Wrestling.
The main agenda of Khelo Masters is to encourage the FIT India Movement for people above 30+ years age as initiated by Ministry of Youth Affairs & Sports, Government of India. Many International athletes, Arjuna Awardees, Dronacharya awardees, retired senior bureaucrats, Lawyers and other dignitaries who encourage and patronize sports are part of this program. Master Games all over the world is governed by International Masters Games Association, which is the leading association which is affiliated to the International Olympic Committee. IMA regularly organise such International events for the Masters athletes across the globe, such as Asia Pacific Master Games, European Masters Games, Pan Pacific Masters Games, Pan American Masters Games etc. Mr Kai Holms, President of International Masters Games Association will be present during the Inauguration ceremony.