Thiruvananthapuram: The first ever transgender athletics meet will be organised here on April 28. Former athlete and Sports Council Vice President Mercy Kuttan unveiled the logo of the meet here on Wednesday. Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan will inaugurate the meet at the Central Stadium at 8.30am.
Athletes belonging to transgender community from across the State will participate in the one-day meet. Six items including sprint in 100m, 200m, 400m, 4x100m relay, short put and long jump will be held.
During the logo unveiling function, Sport Council President T.P. Dasan, Sexual and Gender Minority Federation President Sreekutty and Sports Council Secretary Sanjayan Kumar, among others attended.