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World Athletics Day

World Athletics Day is celebrated every year across the globe on the 7th of May. The main aim is to raise awareness about the importance of fitness and encourage them to play sports, especially athletics. It was introduced in 1996, the International Amateur Athletic Federation launched it as a social responsibility project 'Athletic for a better world'. 

Objectives of World Athletics Day:

  • Popularising sports among the youth.
  • Giving a boost to Athletics and making it the primary sport in schools and institutions.
  • Increasing public awareness about sports and imparting education to youngsters about the importance of sports.
  • To establish an essential link between the sport, youth, and environmental conservation.

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