Athletics Association of Maldives (AAS) said 28 teams have participated in the 20th Milo Interschool Athletics Championship.
AAS’s General Secretary Ahmed Munthaqim said 28 teams participated by the end of the application period, which ended on Tuesday.
The tournament held from September 11 to 15 in Male’, is open to all schools, colleges and universities in the country.
AAS said the tournament is categorized into five age groups. These include Under 11, Under 13, Under 15, Under 17, and Under 19 age groups.
AAS further said the tournament, with both individual and team events, will have a total of 106 events. These events include Under 11 four individual events and two team events, Under 13 six individual events and two team events, Under 15, 17, and 19 eleven individual events and two team events.
According to AAS, individual events will be held for both genders separately.
A total of 30 teams participated in the 19th Milo Interschool Athletics Championship held in 2016.